Make the business of society your business No one knows the business of social entrepreneurship better than Rupert Scofield. Cofounder and president of FINCA Internationalaa nonprofit microfinancing institution with 7, 000 employees serving 750, 000 customers in 21 countriesaScofield has been a social entrepreneur for 40 years. In The Social Entrepreneuras Handbook, Scofield leads you through the entire process of starting up and running a nonprofit, sharing personal success stories and advice on what not to doavaluable lessons he learned the hard way. The process, while risky, isnat as difficult as you might think. Practically speaking, you need only two things: an idea and a plan. The former comes from you and you alone. This book supplies the latter. The Social Entrepreneuras Handbook illuminates the path to building a successful nonprofit from the ground up. Youall learn how to: Create a realistic plan for getting started in your chosen cause Assemble the perfect team for putting your plan into actionaand keeping it rolling in the right direction Develop a business model specifically designed to run a nonprofit organization Keep yourself, your staff, and your cause in solid financial shape One of the many beauties of social entrepreneurship is that itas never too late to start. You can be right out of school or working in the highest ranks of corporate America. It doesnat matter. Social entrepreneurship begins with a noble cause, which turns into a passion, and soon becomes a mission worth dedicating your life to. The Social Entrepreneuras Handbook is the one and only resource you will need to attain your dream of working full-time in service to othersaand making a real, measurable difference in the world.The former comes from you and you alone. This book supplies the latter. The Social Entrepreneuras Handbook illuminates the path to building a successful nonprofit from the ground up.
|Title||:||The Social Entrepreneur's Handbook: How to Start, Build, and Run a Business That Improves the World|
|Publisher||:||McGraw Hill Professional - 2011-04-08|