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A Pair of Jeans

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Social entrepreneurship is that magical pair of jeans that fits each body shape, size and curve. If every person included some element of social entrepreneurship in his/her job, could you imagine where the… Continue reading

Close to Home and Making a Difference

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In 20 years, I will be 40 (holy smokes)! I hope I will have filled that space of time with lots of traveling, lots of writing, lots of family. I picture myself as… Continue reading

Being an intrapreneur: finding your role

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As an intrapreneur, the mindset should not be getting hired somewhere to immediately start making changes; rather, I feel we need time involved in business activities. This way, we can understand the functions… Continue reading

The irony of interviewing a reporter

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Being a journalism student, I’ve often felt the role I would take in social entrepreneurship would simply be writing about it. Doing social entrepreneurship is no small task, and I believe it’s efforts… Continue reading

Complex problems and active solution seeking

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After completing the midterm and viewing other’s projects, I cannot help but think how solving social problems is an ever active endeavor. There are always new components of a problem arising. There are… Continue reading

Quality or Quantity

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I’d like to discuss the point that not everything that counts can be counted. Results from an organization’s project are both qualitative and quantitative. Often, the results are measured in quantitative terms—expenses vs.… Continue reading

Shoulders

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While knowing a business has the potential to grow and really make a social impact is important to investors, I also feel knowing the entrepreneurs are capable of upholding the business is important… Continue reading

Roots Growing Deep

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As I mentioned in class, seeking for a problem’s root cause is like opening a can of worms. I believe this is especially pertinent to poverty eradication because every root cause seems to… Continue reading

The seeds of quality education and a healthy economy

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I would like to say there is one answer to this question, but I would be lying. Every element of poverty overlaps with the others. Fixing one area simply won’t fix all the… Continue reading

What’s in a name?

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“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet.” Romeo and Juliet (II, ii, 1-2)   I understand the need for definitions in this… Continue reading