Author: Dylan Buckley

8 Famous Social Entrepreneurs Doing Good and Making Money

What is a social entrepreneur? When I think of these words, I visualize the people who seek to create solutions to widespread social issues such as poverty, famine, and a lack of education. They pour themselves into their business and into the people that they are trying to serve. They aren’t just entrepreneurs, they are business people seeking to make a difference in the world. Unfortunately, we have come to equate the term “social entrepreneur” with “ineffective” or “unprofitable business”. However, social entrepreneurs are no different from everyday entrepreneurs in the way that they conduct business or turn profits....

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How the KIND Foundation is Connecting Youth, Spreading Kindness and Creating Future Social Entrepreneurs

Today the KIND Foundation announces its biggest bet yet — a $20MM multi-year commitment to connect one million students through an initiative called Empatico! The name, which connotes empathy, underscores the importance of the so-called “soft skills,” which are increasingly critical to success in a divided country and interconnected world. We are so proud of the work the KIND Foundation is doing to create the next generation of social entrepreneurs, we had to talk to the director of the KIND Foundation, Dana Rosenberg. Learn more from our interview here: Listen to our interview with KIND Foundation Director, Dana Rosenberg  ...

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5 Best Tips for Increasing Your Productivity That You Need to Know Now!

Productivity: a seemingly simple word that manages to both excite and terrify the entrepreneur within us. Over the years, there have been plenty of self-help gurus and business owners that have come forward with their own ideas on how to boost productivity. However, some ideas are more harmful than helpful and a lot of people are unable to differentiate the good from the bad. Instead of wasting your time devouring self-help books and scouring the internet for productivity courses, take a look at 5 of the best tips for boosting your productivity below. Use Technology to Your Advantage In...

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5 Expert Tips on How to Turn Your Side Hustle Into a Good Business

Side hustles are great supplemental income opportunities that allow us to pursue our passions and talents outside of our everyday job. However, what happens when your side hustle proves itself to be profitable and becomes a potential full-time job? It can be a daunting task to turn your side hustle into your main job but it is possible. Many business owners that we know today have done exactly that. While we are not telling you to quit your day job just yet, if you truly believe in what you are doing, read this article! If you believe that you...

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13 Traits That All Effective Social Entrepreneurs (And Conscious People) Share

What exactly is a social entrepreneur? According to Investopedia, a social entrepreneur is “a person who pursues an innovative idea with the potential to solve a community problem.” Take, for example, Muhammad Yunus. Yunus founded his own bank in Bangladesh that allowed those living in poverty to borrow money without having to pay collateral. His ultimate goal in creating this bank was to reduce poverty levels in the area and it was and continues to be quite successful. To this date, the Grameen Bank has had an extraordinary impact on poverty throughout Bangladesh by doing something as simple as...

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