5 powerful ideas for global impact from social entrepreneurs

Lesson 5. Scale your solution, not your organization All social entrepreneurs, even those who by any objective measure have reached significant scale, are frustrated by the staggering gap between the people they can reach through their direct service model and the size of the global need. Kovin Naidoo movingly described this phenomenon as “being responsible for an island of success in a sea of despair.” Solving the social problem you are passionate about at massive scale is the dream of every social entrepreneur. The question is, how do you get there? The insights of Sébastien Marot and Elizabeth Hausler start to offer some answers. Sébastien Marot founded Friends-International in Cambodia to rebuild the futures of homeless and marginalized children. Even working with such […]

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