Social Entrepreneurs The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Social Entrepreneurs en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:30:00 GMT Social Entrepreneurship Has Unexpected Benefits for the Bottom Line Call it entrepreneurial serendipity, but businesses that embrace worthy causes are finding charitable giving is a powerful brand enhancer. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:30:00 GMT Sujan Patel 50 Favorite Online-Marketing Influencers of 2014 These people provide useful, reliable information in their blogs and on social media and have expert knowledge in various fields. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:30:00 GMT Jayson DeMers One Place Entrepreneurs Should Be Allocating Their Marketing Budget But Aren't For a number of reasons, founders and executives should be putting more of their marketing dollars in this underserved area. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:00:00 GMT Punit Dhillon Leadership Lessons From a Corporate Trailblazer Who Has Managed 70,000 Employees Vicki Escarra started her professional career as a flight attendant and eventually became Delta's first female executive. Today, she heads up a global finance network for entrepreneurs in underprivileged countries around the world. Here's what she's learned along the way. Wed, 06 Aug 2014 15:45:00 GMT Catherine Clifford How Fair Trade Went From a Crazy Coffee Concept to a Global Sustainability Trend When Paul Rice initially brought his idea for Fair Trade certified products to suppliers in the U.S., they either met him with intense skepticism or rejected him outright. Today, his model is flourishing. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 11:15:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 3 Historical Habits That Improve Modern Entrepreneurs The best lessons are learned from history. Here are three practices that will still make you epic today. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 21:00:00 GMT Matthew Toren The 3 Surprising Ways to Weave Social Good Into a Startup's DNA Here are a few ways to give your customers some 'change' for their dollar. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 19:00:00 GMT Simon Lockyer Millennials Casting for Careers Should Consider Franchises Franchises are a quick route to an established business. Energetic millennials are good candidates for business ownership but only if the fit is right Tue, 20 May 2014 22:00:00 GMT Paul Segreto The Untouchable Asset That Everybody Strives For It takes a certain something to run a business where making money is your top priority. Fri, 16 May 2014 11:00:00 GMT Jeff Boss TOMS Founder: 'Focus on Your Passion. Nothing Else Matters.' After failing at launching a cable network, Blake Mycoskie found his passion in social entrepreneurship. Here is how he turned TOMS into a global force for good. Thu, 15 May 2014 16:30:00 GMT Nina Zipkin How Social Franchising Is Bringing Jobs to the Developing World The aid community is taking the efficiency and standardization of the franchise model any applying it toward philanthropic endeavors. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:00:00 GMT Jason Daley Zipcar Founder: Having a Social Mission as No.1 Is Not Enough to Make You a Success Robin Chase says that to make positive change on a large scale, social entrepreneurs need to make sure they are first and foremost catering to the needs of their customer. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:00:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Corporate Courtships: How Social Businesses Can Seal the Deal Partnering with the wrong corporation can spell disaster for a growing social enterprise. Here’s what to consider before getting wed to a new initiative. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:00:00 GMT Neil Parmar 5 American Entrepreneurs Doing Good Business An inside look at business owners who are creating jobs and providing communities across the globe a chance to earn a living wage. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:00:00 GMT Natalia Angulo A Sustainable Social Enterprise Takes Business Savvy, and Heaps of Passion An organization meeting altruistic as well financial goals needs committed leadership and direction. Here are four critical lessons for their chiefs. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 18:00:00 GMT David Van Andel This Mega-Funded Startup Wants to Forget the Chicken and Redefine the Egg Josh Tetrick wants to remake the food industry from the bottom up, starting with the traditional egg. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 15:30:00 GMT Nina Zipkin Honor Among Business Owners: These B Corps Are Building a New Code for Corporate America Take care of your employees, give back to your community, be gentle on the environment and run a business. Sound like pie in the sky? It's not. Here are 10 companies that are doing it. Wed, 19 Mar 2014 12:50:00 GMT Catherine Clifford How Warby Parker Used the Element of Surprise to Win Over Customers Warby Parker Co-CEO and founder Neil Blumenthal explains how inspiration can come from the most unlikely sources. Thu, 13 Mar 2014 13:00:00 GMT Nina Zipkin Chili's Ups Its Marketing Game By Pushing Its Do-Good Social Programs The restaurant franchise released a video titled 'More Life Happens Here' promoting its charitable activities. Tue, 11 Mar 2014 17:50:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Richard Branson on Doing Good by Doing Good Business Traditionally, business and charity have been thought to be mutually exclusive, but that divide is starting to dissolve. Mon, 03 Feb 2014 14:30:00 GMT Richard Branson