I had a lovely phone call with this gal yesterday. (faces have been covered to protect the innocent)
She runs a social enterprise that will literally knock your socks off. I can’t wait to introduce you to her as a Love Maker and tell her full story very soon! She’s incredible.
One of the things we discussed is my plan for creating a specific community for women who give back, as social entrepreneurs, through product sales. She said, Like a support group for people crazy enough to be social entrepreneurs? I love it!
We both laughed.
Then the tone became more serious as we talked about the real struggles and isolation of starting a business that gives back.
I’ve thought about that a lot over the past 24 hours.
Why does it seem crazy to build a real, profitable business focused on doing good?
The answer is, it doesn’t seem crazy until you try to do …