Devin Thorpe is a self-proclaimed ‘champion of social good’. His books on using money for good, personal finance, crowdfunding and corporate social responsibility have been read over 1 million times, and draw on his experience as an investment banker, CFO, treasurer and mortgage broker.
But what are his secrets for being a better social entrepreneur? In this article, recently published by Forbes, he asks social entrepreneurs around the world to respond to that question – in no more than 140 characters. The answers range from vision to HR, investment to inspiration, proving that the diversity of the sector is matched by the diversity of its people.
In case you’re in a hurry, here’s a taster of i-SEN’s favourites:
“Be ambitious. Be willing to risk failure. But also be honest and think critically about your mistakes.” – Jakob Lief, CEO of the Ubuntu Education Fund.
“End extreme poverty by enabling an economic identity for all humanity.” – Ashish Gadnis, CEO and co-founder of BanQu, Inc.