Bonus Material! Want the audio version of this post? Each conversation provides our Grow Ensemble team with endless discussion of new information and interesting viewpoints we glean from our guests. In this post and the two-part podcast episode that goes along with it we want to highlight a few of those lessons and insights. Their business methods and philosophies are inspiring for the change-maker and entrepreneur alike, making it clear that not only are those two identities compatible, but they should be inextricably entwined. Social entrepreneurship, as a movement and as a term, is moving aggressively into the mainstream.
Business plans for social enterprises (SE) and social businesses
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Bipartisan plan to fix Social Security draws criticism
Constructing a business plan isn't something that should be taken lightly. While some entrepreneurs may see it as a formality that lacks the luster of grand speeches or flashy images and videos, the business plan is crucial. Not only does it sell the potential investor, customer and employee on the vision, it specifically outlines how sound and well run the business will be. Business plans can be long, complicated, and daunting to write, so we highlighted five essential items that must be included in every business plan, no matter the venture. A key purpose of a business plan is to give readers a total understanding of the company's goals and how they will be achieved.
Many Americans have one big question when it comes to their retirement: Will Social Security still be there when I need it? Now, there are new signs that Congress could start to take steps to consider ways to repair the program. Republican Sen.