08 May SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP-DISCOVER THE THRILL OF DOING GOOD
Being an social entrepreneur can be very taxing. Someone once said that being a social entrepreneur is the best personal development training one can ask for.
Why is that?
On one hand, it can be exciting and satisfying. You meet many committed people and learn a lot of new skills on the journey.
On the other hand you are also faced with frustration and some hard knocks.
Most newbies to social entrepreneurship discover the thrill of doing good and the elation of doing something meaningful in life.
I spotting the passion and fire in their eyes.
On the reverse, it can be mentally draining due to long hours and not gaining quick (enough) wins.
What’s the solution?
I recommend a step-by-step approach. Developing the business model and work through extensive testing prior to jumping in boots and all.