Personal story shows the highs and lows of the social entrepreneur and the decisions he made that represent his grit and innovation. It transports the viewer right next to the entrepreneur through his journey inspiring the viewer along the way.
Social entrepreneurs are passionate problem solvers and innovators. Products they make stem from a mindset of making a positive difference in the lives of the people who have hitherto been out of the mainstream. Surely, stories behind them are as interesting as products themselves.
Featured Guest Blogger: Koushik Yanamandram, Co-Founder SustainEarth Energy Solutions On How Visual Storytelling Helped Him
One day Koushik called to thank me. He said the video co-created by us was appreciated by investors and helped him secure funding. I felt a sense of satisfaction and vindication. In this article Koushik talks about how visual storytelling helped him.
If tapped properly Women Self Help Groups could achieve twin goals of Self-employment and Women Empowerment. We need more passionately involved stakeholders.
One of the best ways for a socent to represent the impact it makes is through storytelling. Stories of Impact are about a positive social change, achieved through collaboration between different stakeholders and a clear vision for a better tomorrow.
No matter what the cause, stories that address a cause revolve around creating a sustainable solution to a problem. This can happen only by educating its viewers and finally inciting positive action from them.
Featured Guest Blogger: Amanda Avutu, Founder, Good Egg Branding: Storytelling for the Socially Responsible.
Amanda Avutu (AA) is a brand storyteller with a thing for good eggs—not the kind you get scrambled, the kind who want to make a difference while making a buck. The founder of Good Egg Branding, Amanda works with social entrepreneurs to discover, articulate, and shout their brand stories from the urban-farmed rooftops. Her fiction appears…
Young entrepreneurs who are at the threshold of starting something which is driven by their passion can either choose a non-profit path like Mother Teresa or create path breaking innovative solutions for the greater good like Elon Musk is doing. What is your path?
Saurabh Gupta is the Founder and CEO of Earth5R, a proponent of life style based inner and outer sustainability. He is also an Adventurer, Social Entrepreneur and Explorer. He quit his job in Cafe Coffee Day to pursue his passion for environment conservation and community service.
For several years, social enterprises were often assumed to be idealistic and lacking entrepreneurial ability. In popular imagination, social entrepreneurs were a bunch of middle-aged khadi clad persons in a perpetual activist mode, seething with anger against the society and the establishment. Today’s social entrepreneurs are a picture in contrast. Most of them are young and creative with stellar credentials armed with management acumen to run a social good enterprise as a professional entity.