We are back with part 2 of this week’s interview with Hayley Samuelson of Catchafire! In this segment we dig into the purpose of serving on or with a social good mission. A large part of this is made up of ‘intrapreneurs’. Don’t know what an ‘Intrapreneur‘ is? Well you’re about to find out! Not only is the traditional entrepreneur a huge factor in the social-good sector of business, but their team and the human resources who promote the social mission everyday are also just as important! In this section we also explore more of what it means to become a B-Corp. and the certification process for those of you interested in this new seal of approval for businesses that make a ‘Dollar AND a Difference’.
1. What is a social venture that we all should checkout?
2. What is your favorite online or offline resource/tool that all entrepreneurs should use?
Asana – Project Management tool that is amazing at keeping your organization organized.
3. One piece of advice you would give to an aspiring change agent?
A Don’t forget to ask for help when you need it. Its really difficult to start alone, use resources of people who can aid you in your journey!
4. What is your favorite fun escape?
Going back to the Pacific North West.
5. What is a caused based book we should all read?
Good to Great – helpful for understanding social business.
6. What is the first thing we can all do to start changing the word?
If you have a skill to share, go to http://www.catchafire.org and learn how you can apply yourself to change the world! OR, go out and get started on your own ideas by taking real action!
-Check out the Catchafire website HERE! ‘Register’ to learn how you can use your skills!
-OR Connect with Hayley!
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Check out the Social Good Shopping Guide and Directory HERE
Recommended book: Out of Poverty by Paul Pollock
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