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Not Everyone Should Be a Social Entrepreneur

Keeley Janke

"Instead, we need to help young people start their professional lives by asking questions. What issues, ideas, people, and projects move them deeply? What problems are theirs to own? How can they combine their heads and hearts to address those problems? What is their unique genius and how can it be of use to the world beyond themselves?

They needn’t be founders of new organizations to have an impact on the world. But they should be founders of their careers."

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  • Omaat .org

    Well said. We need a driving work force behind every organized social movement. We are so lucky to have the staff and support we do. It's a beautiful thing when there's a group of people doing what they love.

  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    Great points. I do think that it's a certain type of person that can take the initiative to be innovative- and some of us in this world are facilitators- NOT innovators. But that's what's beautiful about society. We work together to make things happen.