Four Main Skills that Social Entrepreneurs Should Have

These days, social entrepreneurship is big business. Social entrepreneurs recognize a problem and use the entrepreneurial principle to create and manage a business that is not only profitable but also yields positive returns to society. If you want to start an innovative business that can make a difference to the world, you should have the following skills:

Commitment

Social entrepreneurs are driven by dedication and passion for seeing projects through to the bitter end. If you want to achieve your goals, you need to have an intense focus on your strategies and goals. Be ready for the ups and downs and never give up.

Vision

Strong vison enables you to switch between your finance hat, your legal hat and your marketing hat effortlessly and quickly. The message that you communicate to your team, clients, and partners is what keeps your company apart from other business in the same sector. Therefore, as a social entrepreneur, ensure you have clear and strong vison.

Stay real

If you field is farming, don’t try to start journalism. Diverging too far from what you know will put your business on a shaky ground from the beginning. Instead, keep your projects real and work from your strengths.

References

http://walkoflifeconsulting.com/2013/03/4-key-skills-for-a-sustainable-career-in-social-enterprise/

http://walkoflifeconsulting.com/2013/03/4-key-skills-for-a-sustainable-career-in-social-enterprise/thechanger.org/resources/the-seven-skills-every-social-entrepreneurs-needs-2

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