The Voices of Social Change Podcast

Want to add a social mission to your business?  Have a for purpose organization that you want to grow?  Maybe you’re launching or have a dream of launching just such an organization???  If any of this fits you, then this podcast is for you!

Last week in social entre 101 we talked about crowdfunding. (if you missed it, click here to check out the audio version) If crowdfunding platforms are an amateur sport, venture capital is where the professionals go to play. That’s not to say you shouldn’t explore this option as a new startup, but it is a game that is played by
Welcome to Friday. Last week, I asked you to ask yourself some questions that will help you figure out how you want to fund your social venture. If you missed that, or any other lesson in Social Entrepreneurship 101, you can always click here for the audio lessons. During the next few weeks, I’m going to walk you through the

Never Settle, You can Save Lives

Wednesday, 23 September 2015 by
Hey Change Nation, we are back with our series featuring the ‘Best of SCN’! This series is focused on taking you back to some of our early days in podcasting and sharing the inspiring and challenging stories of our early entrepreneurs! This week we are featuring a special guest, Kenn Kelly of NeverSettle.IT! NeverSettle contributes
As we roll forward in social entrepreneurship 101, it’s time we started chatting about how you’ll fund your social venture. This is the question I’m most frequently asked about. Next week, I’ll start getting you some resources to find funding, but first, I want you to start by asking some questions of yourself:  One of the largest
Hey Change Nation! We are back with our series featuring the ‘Best of SCN’! This series is focused on taking you back to some of our early days in podcasting and sharing the inspiring and challenging stories of our early entrepreneurs! This week we are featuring Bridget Hilton, an entrepreneur who is literally helping our

Social Entre 101: how to profit…

Friday, 11 September 2015 by
“your profitability = your ability to profit others.” – Social Change Nation Welcome to another fantastic Friday.  As you’re now well aware, Friday is the day we dish out a fresh installment of social entrepreneurship 101.  These are the lessons I learned from interviews with 101 social entrepreneurs. If you’ve missed any, click here for the audio versions. Today, let’s talk
Hey Change Nation! We are back with our series featuring the ‘Best of SCN’! This series is focused on taking you back to some of our early days in podcasting and sharing the inspiring and challenging stories of our early entrepreneurs! This week we are bringing back Olivier Kamanda, who has some good news about
“Make people feel like they can become part of something greater than themselves, and they’ll love you for it.” That’s a little quote I dreamed up as I was chatting with social entrepreneurs around the world.  If there is one thing that makes a successful social entrepreneur stand out, it’s their ability to bring people
I hope you’re having a stellar Friday.  On my end, I’m deep in wedding planning and ready for some cooler fall weather! Football season is also kicking into high gear, so I’m pretty jazzed about that. Anyway, for our next installment of social entrepreneurship 101 I want us to move into the nuts and bolts
Welcome to this latest installment in Social Entrepreneurship 101. If you missed the other lessons, check out the audio versions here. Today, let’s chat about your partners who’ll help you build your venture. The fundamental truth of social entrepreneurship is this: we’re all in it together. Social entrepreneurs are the most generous, caring, and helpful people on
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