Karen Bailey

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Millennials Bettering The World Through Business

Listen to the full episode here:<p>Young people are the future, and those on the Forbes 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneurs List are focused on making tomorrow better than it is today by creating business that tackles entrenched social ills. There’s The Unreasonable Institute, cofounded by Teju …

Change, Collaboration, Community: A Millennial Mindset

After 16 days on the road, I have a new appreciation for what the future of experiences will be like as South by Southwest SXSW, Adobe Summit and …

Your Blog Isn’t a Nuisance. It’s a Valuable Asset

Even though blogging for business has become extremely popular in recent years, many businesses still regard it as more of a nuisance, rather than a …

When Women Social Entrepreneurs Collaborate: Big Problems Get Solved

<b>The Setting:</b> A fancy restaurant in midtown Manhattan<p><b>The Timing:</b> A brisk early evening in April at the Women in the World Summit<p><b>The Players:</b><p>1) Ting Shih, social innovator and founder of ClickMedix<p>2) Lauren Shweder Biel, social innovator and founder of DC Greens<p><b>The Instigators:</b> A couple of glasses of …

Why Social Investment Is A Threat To Charity Values

In a world where charities are already pitted against each other by funders looking to procure impact, using tools of social investment over grants makes a lot of sense. In a world where we move beyond charity competition into a collaborative one, it becomes much less interesting.<p>There are three …

7 Tips For Success For Social Entrepreneurs

Sophi Tranchell is the CEO of a chocolate company that is shaking up the chocolate industry. Divine Chocolate’s radical proposition turns the usual supply chain on its head, putting cocoa farmers high up the value chain, with the biggest share in the company. The company, which now does £12.6 …

Ten Books for the Social Entrepreneur

<b>The Business of Good: Social Entrepreneurship and the New Bottom Line</b><p>by Jason Haber<p>The Business of Good narrates the story behind social …

Women Social Entrepreneurs Share Tips of the Trade - CASE

Posted on December 7, 2016 by Katie Jansen<p><i>This post was written by Katie Jansen and originally posted on Duke Today. You can find the original post</i> …

6 Lessons For Social Entrepreneurs From 2016

In recent weeks, I have seen a common theme proffered on social media: good riddance to 2016. For some it is about politics; for others, it is the deaths of favorite artists or actors. The fact is, however, 2016 wasn’t so different from other years, full of a roster of events both positive and …

The Year In Social Enterprise And Impact Investing: 5 Happenings Of Note In 2016

As 2016 draws to a close, it’s time to look back at some of the year’s most noteworthy events and trends in the world of social enterprise and impact investing:<p><b>Social enterprises embrace the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.</b> 2016 saw a spate of social enterprises and impact investors adopting the …

Social entrepreneurs are building the society we want to live in

As I reflect on theSchwab Foundation Social Entrepreneurs who are shaping the Davos agenda under this year’s theme, Responsive and Responsible …

Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility and Social Entrepreneurship in 2016

In an attempt to diminish disparity in education, poverty, gender and hunger, socially impactful initiatives by startups and corporates increased in …

The 37 Social Entrepreneurs To Watch For In 2017

This will mark the 4th edition of the Social Entrepreneurs to watch for list. If you want to check out the previous years social entrepreneurs you …

crowdfunding for non-profits, social entrepreneurs and changemakers

<b>How StartSomeGood Works</b><p>At StartSomeGood we live and breathe crowdfunding for good, and we've figured out a few things. Here's how we help a higher …

7 Steps to Becoming a Successful Social Entrepreneur

Social entrepreneurs are a big-hearted breed. They care deeply about more than earning a profit. They’re also passionate about making a …

3 Resolutions To Launch Social Entrepreneurs In 2017

With a new year at hand, entrepreneurs everywhere are making resolutions and setting goals for their businesses. This is a good thing, as it keeps all entrepreneurs focused and committed to the tasks before them. But building a business is difficult, and goal setting should not be taken lightly. It …

9 Influential Books Social Entrepreneurs Should Read In 2017

Social Entrepreneurship is something I think we all pursue in some way. These books will touch on many different key aspects of what it means to be …

Artificial Intelligence Is Now Ready For Social Entrepreneurs

<i>You can download an audio podcast here or subscribe via iTunes.</i><p>The University of Southern California has recently created the Center on Artificial Intelligence for Social Solutions or CAISS, specifically to develop uses of artificial intelligence–AI–for use cases of interest to social entrepreneurs.<p>…

Entrepreneurship

Your Business Is Going to Depend on Connected Spenders, So You’d Better Understand Who They Are

Consumer-facing companies are at a loss. The middle class, long the bread and butter of consumer companies of all kinds, is shrinking as a percentage of the population in mature markets. And in emerging markets, where many consumer companies have been laying their bets for the future, growth has …

New Startup Accelerator For Social Entrepreneurs Targeting Climate Change And Water Systems

Social entrepreneurs fighting climate change: There’s a new accelerator that might be for you.<p>Called Climate Ventures 2.0, it’s run by GoodCompany Ventures, a Philadelphia-based social enterprise accelerator, and will accept 10 startups aimed specifically at addressing climate-related threats to …

This New App Is Basically Uber for Interior Decorating

Interior design is one of those art forms that seems simple from the outside looking in but is much more challenging in reality. Here to help you …

200 Things

“The things you own end up owning you”<p>In mid-2001, I lived in a high-rise Seattle apartment, having returned to a second stint at Microsoft as a …

Parenting Your Strong Willed Child - Why Being Frustrated With Your Child May Be A Good Sign

Image Courtesy: womenwhohope.com<p><i>Do you have that one child that always seems to be getting under your skin? Are you constantly in a battle of wits with your child? Do you feel like that child always wants to test your patience?</i><p>If your answer is "Yes" to any of these questions, then that may be a …

15 Smart Ways to Decorate Your Home without Spending a Penny

We often talk about saving money when decorating your home so let’s take it a step further and find ways how to do it without spending a single …

Mostly Monochromatic: Beautiful Interiors Rocking Just One Main Color

(Image credit: Dustjacket Attic)<p>We get excited about mixing colors just like the next person — but sometimes, the perfect thing for a particular room …