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Some people succeed in the business world; others succeed in the social sector. Very few mesh both, succeed, and create real social change. Whether you are already an entrepreneur or are thinking about an entrepreneurial journey, The Purpose-Driven Social Entrepreneur is a must-read to set yourself on a path of intention and success.
In this book, Karim covers the formative early steps that help you reflect on your purpose and orient your mindset for the journey, and how to adjust and enhance your business over time. Written by a 26-year-old millennial entrepreneur who has built a multimillion-dollar education company and raised millions of dollars in philanthropy, this book is simple to follow, and a key for anyone who is ready to take their business and life to the next level.
Karim's journey proves it's possible to succeed as a business person and create lasting social change. In this book, he shows us how we can achieve it too.
“The Purpose-Driven Social Entrepreneur is worth your time whether you are new to social entrepreneurship or an experienced hand.” — CARRIE RICH CEO | THE GLOBAL GOOD FUND
“Youthful idealism is transformed into meaningful impact in this succinct, personal, and powerful distillation of key lessons for leaders who seek to build transformative social enterprises. Karim’s insights will resonate with experienced entrepreneurs and reverberate with novitiates as they navigate from idea through execution.” — THANE KREINER, Ph.D., is the former Executive Director of the Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship at Santa Clara University.
“In The Purpose-Driven Social Entrepreneur, Karim shares some of the keys to and lessons learned about his success at such a young age: understanding your passion and path is as important as executing relentlessly for social impact. This insightful book is replete with vivid examples, inspirational tips and practical advice on the inevitable fits and starts fledging social enterprise organizations face, including the challenging decision to convert his nonprofit organization to a benefit corporation. Karim’s journey navigating the intersection of purpose, business and social impact is sure to become a go-to case study not only for emerging social entrepreneurs but all those searching for meaning in work and in life.” — CHERYL DORSEY, President, Echoing Green