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Social Innovation

Impact 1 Million Lives #impact1millionlives

By | Blog, Business Mentoring, Changemakers Guide, Changemakers Task Force, Impact Entrepreneurs, Influencing Change, Leaving A Legacy, Social Business, Social Enterprises, Social Entrepreneurship, Social Innovation

I’m confident that you’re somewhat like me in that you feel pain when you see other people suffer. When you see injustice, extreme poverty, you feel a little sad. But you also know you want to make a difference and some how make your mark in the causes that you feel passionate about. Today I wanted to show you a social business model that I use to impact as many lives as I can, without actually having to deliver on it. This is a highly leveraged way to make a difference and leave your legacy. You see one of the biggest problems I see new clients and course participants come to me with is the desire to make a big difference but a fear of being that visible to millions of people. They think, like I use to, that being that visible means you loose your anonymity or freedom. So they hold themselves back from really stepping up to make that big huge difference. They play small with small numbers when they know they were destined to impact hundreds of thousands, even millions of lives. Leveraging Your Impact If you follow me you know I have a Purpose To Profit…

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The Changemakers Challenge of Resistance To Change & Sabotage

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How To Green Light Your Mission For World Change Despite Saboteurs Researching my new book I was struck by how many fantastic social enterprises, social innovation projects and ecopreneurial innovations are in start-up. I also became aware of how many great campaigns for missions for change are being held back, handicaped, and halted because of the number #1 problem Changemakers face – Resistance to Change and the saboteurs that resistance brings. One of the biggest challenges I see Changemakers having to face, is this challenge of sabotage. Whether that sabotage is in the form of self defeating thoughts, beliefs and behaviour; naysayers or trolls stopping you from building support; apathetic masses not adopting your vision; unconscious leaders and incompetent decision makers creating policies that outright stop your mission in its tracks; self invested people and anti-competitive corporations making it difficult to get forward momentum; to out right sabotaging behaviours of teams members and opposing forces… I believe sabotage is our greatest challenge as Changemakers.  Sabotage is something we need to learn how to address and conquer, if we are to succeed. So I wanted to share with you the number one powerful resource you MUST use to overcome internal and external…

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