Impact or Purpose: Let the Fight Begin


Is Apple the greatest Social Enterprise in China? Are its managers the greatest social  entrepreneurs of all time? This question cuts at the heart of the definition of social entrepreneurship. Is it about… Continue reading

Does a daycare start-up = a social entrepreneur?


A blank stare, a few fake nods and then the moment happens. His eyes widen, his eyebrows lift and he seems to get the concept of social entrepreneurship.  He summarizes my tangled words… Continue reading

What’s in a name?


“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



Bribe vs. Gift.  Wishy-washy vs. flexible.  Blunt vs. Honest.   Above, we see the power of definitions.  Definitions provide meaning for words, and provide the framework for the connotative responses expected when the… Continue reading

What is Social Entrepreneurship?


Here’s my video for this entry.  Still not great, but better than my last one, promise! Disclaimer: Following the links greatly adds to the depth of this entry, but will add a dozen… Continue reading

Be the Change, See the Change


My reasoning for taking this class is very simple, really.  Social innovation is my passion in life and I want to make a difference. So, naturally, when I heard about a brand new… Continue reading

From Dane . . .


My initial response to this question was that the description sounded intriguing, and that it would probably be a good opportunity to be with some like-minded kids that are filled with BYU zeal… Continue reading

Inspirations –> Questions –> Thoughts –> Epiphanies –> Actions


The story of how I became interested in this class is a history of cyclical happenings. In every situation where I am involved in changing something for the better, I was first inspired… Continue reading

Behold! How Great a Forest a Little Fire Can Burn!


Watch the video version of this post on YouTube Brigham Young University has an infamous cable channel, byuTV.  During my high school years, my mother (a BYU alumna) would frequent the channel, watching the… Continue reading

The Human Imagination!


Randomly, last Winter semester, while trying to discover what ‘Business’ actually was, I happened to stumble into the Ballard Center. I had heard that there were some on-campus internship opportunities available here… and… Continue reading

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