social entrepreneurship

social entrepreneurship


Quotes About Business & Corporate Responsibility

Quotes about business November 3rd, 2017

It has been a decade since the dynamic entrepreneur Anita Roddick’s passing, and for those of you who are not familiar with her, she was an extremely genuine, humble, philanthropic, strong, and successful business woman who built The Body Shop empire. She was that entrepreneurial and competent and still found the time and will to raise awareness for human and animal rights, environmental protection, and fair-trade practices. She truly encompasses what living a life of value is all about; working hard, giving back, and finding purpose in her life and career to make the world a better place for everyone. Here are some facts about the wonderful woman as well as a couple dozen Anita Roddick quotes. Let us learn what she thought and felt, that we may profit from her wisdom.

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Social Entrepreneurship: Worker-Ownership (V&E-17)

social entrepreneurship November 1st, 2017

The following piece, “Social Entrepreneurship,” is chapter 17 in the book: Values & Ethics: From Living Room to Boardroom (itself based on an Internet-based talk radio show of the same name I did in times past). My enterprising and industrious partner in dialogue is John Abrams. He is the author of The Company We Keep: Reinventing Small Business for People, Community, and Place. John is the CEO and founder of the South Mountain Company, a 40-year-old, employee-owned design and building company on Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. John’s words are indicated by the initials JA, and mine are JM. For paragraphs with no initials, assume they are a continuation of the speaker who was speaking in the previous paragraph. I highlight words having to do with values and virtues by placing them in boldface type. Enjoy this look at values-based leadership, business ethics, social entrepreneurship, corporate social responsibility, and worker-owned business.

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Exploring “Social Entrepreneurship”

April 10th, 2017

What is “social entrepreneurship?” How can it help to transform the top-heavy and callous corporation? How does the concept of worker-owned business make it possible to bring about a sea-change in our conservative and bourgeois free enterprise system? What difference will changes along these lines make? Can we bring more ethics and values into our

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Entrepreneurs: Past and Present

April 5th, 2017

Entrepreneurship is a combination of values and ethics such as creativity, strength, passion, success, wealth, development, power, leadership, prestige, overcoming, etc. History is rife with examples and quotations of entrepreneurs and upstarts who fixed their eye upon a goal and didn’t give up until they succeeded. To shed some light and wisdom on what entrepreneurs, past

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