Get Useful Feedback

Validate your Idea by Getting Useful Feedback

When starting a business, a social enterprise or not, your top three activities should be validation, validation, and validation. Once you’ve finished that, then you should revise your approach and then repeat your validation, validation,

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Clarity

Start with Clarity

Creating a social impact is one of the greatest missions to accomplish in the world. Building a business that makes a social impact is one of the prudent ways to achieve this. However, many entrepreneurs

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Civic Dinners

Civic Dinners is Ready to Sit and Understand

Welcome to our next method profile! Our previous entry focused on using Gold Aim Marketing in social enterprise. In operating any venture, everything flows from your approach, and identifying a proper method helps you effectively

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Beam

Beam Shines Light on Accountability

Welcome to our next method profile! Our previous entry focused on using a growth mindset in social enterprise. In operating any venture, everything flows from your approach, and identifying a proper method helps you effectively

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Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

I’ve tried writing this a few times, only to realize that race is difficult to write about because of my own limitations in understanding what others experience.  Racial inequality affects so many of the social

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Fund Your Social Enterprise

Funding Your Social Enterprise

Funding a social enterprise varies from traditional entrepreneurship funding.   There are many models for traditional funding, all of which depend on your goals and what you’re trying to achieve. In traditional entrepreneurship, there are two

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Grow Your Social Enterprise

9 Practical Steps in Building a Successful Social Impact Business

Most companies struggle to find a vision that fits their business. Social enterprises often face a flipped version of the same challenge – they need a business model which fits their vision. In this article, I outline some practical steps you can take to get yourself on track to running a successful business that will put flesh on your vision for making an impact in the world.

Backstage at the Columbus Zoo

Columbus, Ohio has one of the best zoo’s in the country.  When Jack Hannah inherited the zoo as director in 1978, it was a mess.  But he built it up with his charisma, vision and

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Discover Columbus, a Unique Destination

Columbus is a unique place. First impressions: it’s small & there isn’t much happening. But living here, I’m starting to develop a deeper appreciation for the city. It has these hidden possibilities: they’re not obvious

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