Think only non-profit organizations can have a social mission, and change the world? Think again.
As you build your for-profit empire, you can build build being of service and a social mission into every achievement. You can make lots of money and still be a socially-conscious entrepreneur, using your profits to make a difference in whatever way you choose.
Social entrepreneurship is trendy right now, and I keep meeting more and more entrepreneurs operating non-profit organizations. There’s nothing wrong with that if it’s the right structure for you, but for-profit businesses can change the world too. In fact, you may be able to make an even bigger impact as a for-profit business. Think Warren Buffett, Bill and Melinda Gates, Sara Blakely… all have signed the Giving Pledge to give away the majority of their fortunes to do good work in the world.
In this episode of She Takes on the World TV I’m talking about non-profit versus for-profit business structures for your empire, and how you can make a difference in the world no matter what structure you choose. Check it out:
‘Tis the season for giving, so I want to hear from you:
Make a pledge for how you want to make a difference in a comment below, and on Twitter.
Use the hashtag #PledgeYourProfits and we’ll follow you.