How to Make Money as a Social Entrepreneur

Joe Johnson, Ph.D. Entrepreneur. Investor. Startup Expert. Being a social entrepreneur does not mean that you’re working solely for the sake of charity. It means that you’re working with the greater good in mind and with the intent of having a positive social impact, while also employing effective business practices to ensure a positive cash [...]

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Social Entrepreneurship as a Base for the Social Economy

Joe Johnson, Ph.D. Entrepreneur. Investor. Startup Expert. Travel to Brazil and you’ll readily note significant differences in the way that their economy operates. There’s more focus on people and on meeting social needs rather than on simply earning as much as possible to improve one’s individual standing. This is not at all the situation one [...]

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Types of Social Entrepreneurs

Joe Johnson, Ph.D. Entrepreneur. Investor. Startup Expert. Social entrepreneurs represent an exceedingly diverse cross-section of businessmen, both in the ways that they conduct business and in the goals that they’re seeking to accomplish with their enterprises. They also differ both in the various means that they employ to enhance social wealth and the strategies that [...]

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How Entrepreneurs Learn Best

by Jamie Garrett According to SuccessHarbor.com, 50% of businesses fail within the first year. Of those that make it past the one-year mark, only 66% will make it past the second year. From that group, only 50% survive to their fifth year (http://www.successharbor.com/percentage-businesses-fail-09092015). There are a lot of different stats on entrepreneurial success, but the common [...]

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Finding Entrepreneurial Resources in Your Community

Joe Johnson, Ph.D. Entrepreneur. Investor. Startup Expert. Entrepreneurs are most successful when they connect. Whether for the purpose of personal or business growth, connecting with others not only provides valuable information, it can help to lend support throughout the difficult startup process. As we all know, running a business is rarely easy. When you’re just [...]

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