Monday, April 12, 2010

What Is the Life Purpose of a True Social Entrepreneur?

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What interests the social entrepreneur? Take a peek:
... what defines the true social entrepreneur is that he or she simply cannot come to rest in life until his or her vision has become the new pattern society wide. Scholars and artists are satisfied when they express an idea. Professionals are when they serve a client well, and managers are when their organization succeeds. None of this much interests the entrepreneur. The life purpose of the true social entrepreneur is to change the world.
Find out more in a blog post Bill Drayton (full disclosure: Drayton is Chairman and CEO of Ashoka) writes for McKinsey & Company's "What Matters" blog.

Posted by: The Global Small Business Blog

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