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What's in a Personal Vision

Nov 2, 2020

When I was 5 years old, my cousin and I “ran away from home” so we could go on an adventure and see the world. We found a map to chart out our journey, (nevermind that the map was not for our town), but thankfully, our parents only let us get a few blocks away from home.

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Social Enterprise World Forum 2020

Oct 5, 2020

In October, I participated in a marathon of virtual summits including 4 days at the Social Enterprise World Forum.​​Here are some of my top pick of resources that I discovered that I’m sharing with you.

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Where is the Money to Grow My Social Enterprise?

Sep 7, 2020

The number one question I get is “where do I find the money to start, grow or scale my social enterprise?” This article provides you an introduction to: (1) three basic sources of capital, (2) the spectrum of investors, and (3) types of capital . 

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What is a Social Enterprise: Definitions and Distinctions

Aug 24, 2020

There is not a definitive standard definition of a social enterprise. However, below are some working definitions and distinctions that I’ve used in my 20 year career in community economic development, mission lender and social entrepreneur.

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