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S3: Khali Sweeney of the Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program- Episode #68

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Khali Sweeney of the Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program in Detroit Listen in to the powerful testimony of a great leader, his overcoming a poor education and his will to push for experiences for the kids in the neighborhoods of Detroit. Hear why Khali has adopted the phrase ‘books before boxing.’  This is an incredible…

S3: Overflow Coffee Bar of Chicago – Episode #67

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Overflow Coffee Bar – Brandon & Amanda Neely – Chicago Season 3 kicks of with a great social enterprise out of Chicago’s South Loop. Get to know owners Amanda and Brandon Neely and listen how they overcame fears, built community, and decided that free is no good! As they sourced ethical coffee, they built a…

S3: Impact Crushin’ – Top Six Countdown #66

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Season 3: Top Six Impact Crushin’ BEhaviors   Welcome to Season Three of the Bonfires of Social Enterprise! This is Romy, and I am the host of today’s episode that we are calling ‘Impact Crush!’  We are doing a Top 6 countdown on behaviors we are crushin’ on. And, at the end, we are going…

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About The Blog

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I begin this blog with great humility. I do not believe I know anymore than others on the topic of social enterprise or impact investing. However, I do my best to pay attention most of the time. After 26 years of observing I have learned a few things. Some of the learnings are sad. Some…

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Social Enterprise Definitions Restore the Honor of Profit

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Is it possible that the attempt to define social enterprise has restored the honor of profit today? It appears to be a trend from my perspective. Establishing a definition of social enterprise has been both exciting and frustrating. Just ask anyone who has been participating in any of these conversations for the last 5 years.…

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Garage Bands of Social Enterprise

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I love garage bands. I love the whole concept of a couple of people gathering together in a small space to create some music. I love the idea of practicing a passion and trying something together. Sometimes the fun is just getting together to play. Sometimes, it is that moment when someone tries something and…

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Proving Concepts in Social Enterprise

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Does it seem like it is taking longer than usual for supporters to ‘buy-in’ to your social enterprise? You may be right on track. Since this blog is about trends and patterns I observe, I am going to tackle this one and shine some light on it. Lately, I am running into people in the…

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