Craig Hill • Social Entrepreneurship
Rabbi Daniel Lapin in his book Thou Shall Prosper: Ten Commandments for Making Money describes ten principles that he believes have empowered Jewish people to prosper in business throughout the centuries. In reading Rabbi Lapin's book, he confirmed many things that I inherently believed but had never expressed verbally.
Sam Caster • Social Entrepreneurship
The secular business world actually has created its own name for this type of world-changing model. It's called, social entrepreneurship, and according to Harvard Business Review, it will become the most powerful, profitable, and purposeful business strategy of the 21st century. Social entrepreneurship combines the innovative technology and cash flow of a for-profit entity with the heart and mission of the not-for-profit industry to provide a new model for sustainable change to the world's biggest problems. Social entrepreneurship has become the most sought after curriculum in business schools worldwide as an entire generation of young people are demanding new business strategies for making their life's work account for more than just making money.
Os Hillman • Social Entrepreneurship
A social entrepreneur is a change agent combining the for-profit business and non-profit worlds to bring social change. A key to the ultimate success of social entrepreneurship is the creation of an innovative new technology for helping with an existing global problem. Mannatech is an example of such a company.
Richard L. Gathro • Social Entrepreneurship
Who Were the Clapham Group?
"...unless God has raised you up for this very thing, you will be worn out by the opposition of men and devils. But if God be for you, who can be against you?"
So wrote the aging John Wesley, as a word of encouragement, to William Wilberforce (1759-1833), the member of Parliament who led the campaign to abolish the slave trade in the latter part of the eighteenth century and first part of the nineteenth century. The cause of abolition is probably the activity for which Wilberforce is best known in history. However, it marks only a central theme to approximately forty years of public life and activity.