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Startup Weekend (India): Social Entrepreneurship in Action

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Second, I learned yet again how social media can engage participants as well as the outside world with what’s happening around you. With a keen interest  in  social  media, she  blogs regularly at  In My Humble Opinion… ;  other  passions include singing (professionally trained  for  over a  decade!),  reading and travelling. Learn So what did you do last weekend? Partied? Relaxed?

Show 345 - A Social Entrepreneurship Handbook

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Rupert Scofield  President & CEO of a global financial services empire spanning 21 countries of Latin America, Africa, Eurasia and the Middle East, serving 750,000 of the world’s poorest with $350 million micro loans joins  Anna Farmery  to talk about the Social Entrepreneurs Handbook. What is a social entrepreneur? Is too much passion in social causes a risk?

What is the Future of Social Business?

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I often get asked to speak and write about my PhD which is all about social business. Social business from my perspective is not about social entrepreneurship, it is much more fundamental than that.it is the next generation, stepping stones if you like to a different business model. The social business model is one that will have to create value in a different way.

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The Power of Starting Something Stupid [Book Review]

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Technology social entrepreneurship risk stupid book reviews bookIn my life, I have a rich dad and a poor dad ( see Robert Kiyosaki ). My poor dad is always keen to tell me that going out on my own and running my own business is "stupid", risky, and a bad decision. My rich dad tells me it's the most secure and rewarding decision I can make. Which one is it?

Entrepreneurship With a Family is for Crazy People

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If you want to see how crazy entrepreneurship actually is go follow my friend Dave McClure and listen to a few of his presentations (warning - lots of language). Entrepreneurship, without a family, isn''t for the faint of heart. Entrepreneurship alone is tough - really tough. Entrepreneurship is the happiest I''ve ever been. The truth is I''m crazy - completely crazy.

What is the Business Model of the Future?

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Crowdsourcing, crowdfunding, social media, additive manufacturing.all business ideas that is changing the way a business model is created today. The link for an entreprenuer is creating a social businesss, not social entrepreneurship in terms of corporate responsibility - although that is fab! - but a business built around the consumer at the core , not on the outside. . How can you develop a social business relationship, that adds value for what they CANNOT do, not what is possible nowadays? Consumers are moving to a position where they don't need us as much!

What is the Business Model of the Future?

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Crowdsourcing, crowdfunding, social media, additive manufacturing.all business ideas that is changing the way a business model is created today. The link for an entreprenuer is creating a social businesss, not social entrepreneurship in terms of corporate responsibility - although that is fab! - but a business built around the consumer at the core , not on the outside. . How can you develop a social business relationship, that adds value for what they CANNOT do, not what is possible nowadays? Consumers are moving to a position where they don't need us as much!

17 Tweetchats for Social Media, Marketing and PR folks

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thought I might condense it a bit and focus not only on Tweetchats that I was familiar with, but also those that would benefit the Social Media, Marketing and PR folks out there, and which also had solid participation as well. 12) #SMCEDU Discussions about Social Media / Higher Education. 14) #Socpharm Weekly chat on pharmaceutical marketing and social media. Great discussions.

Stories From Smaller Nonprofits: VolunteenNation

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As The Fates would have it, just as I was feeling sad that I didn't have a nonprofit to share with you, once again social media came to the rescue. She has spoken at numerous conferences throughout the nation, has a column at the Huffington Post, was honored in 2010 as a L’Oreal Paris Woman of Worth , and was recently listed on the 2012 Forbes 30 under 30 Social Entrepreneurship list.

Climate Change, Poverty and The Great Horse Poo Debate of 1898

Laurel Papworth

My social enterprise, Selco India has provided 112,000 solar home systems to low income households and institutions. Or will new technologies, social entrepreneurship, microfinancing (peer to peer loans) from unexpected quarters save our skins? blogs social media cars climate change horse poo manureHorse manure was a global problem until cars came along. Solar power?

StartupNation Blog " Blog Archive " Learn how to draw out your vision

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Home > Blog > Running a Business > Blog article: Learn how to draw out your vision. StartupNation Blogs. Previous: I Will Choke One-out-of-Ten Advice-Givers. Learn how to draw out your vision. Written by: Rich Sloan. July 8th, 2008. votes. The older we get, and the more responsibilities we take on, there’s a tendancy for life to become increasingly “routine.&# This can lead to boredom and a loss of spirit. So it’s critical to constantly integrate new and stimulating things into your life and daily practices. I’ve run across one of those recently. Thatâ??s

StartupNation Blog " Blog Archive " I drew pictures at a sales meeting, and it worked

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The “pitch&# was to offer a quick solution to increase their content and social networking offerings in a very rapid and inexpensive manner with minimal risk and resources required. Home > Blog > Business Financing > Bank Financing > Blog article: I drew pictures at a sales meeting, and it worked. StartupNation Blogs. Previous: Thank God It’s… What Day Again?