NonProfit

Non-Profit Entrepreneurs Can Change the World

Today, I am issuing a call to everyone who works for a non-profit organization… to every development director, executive director, program assistant… to everyone who cares about a non-profit enough to work there, donate there, or volunteer there.

Today, I am asking you to think like an entrepreneur.

I know: you’re not a for-profit business.  Your bottom line, as a school, church, or charity, is measured in lives changed, not dollars gained.  You have different goals, different needs, different plans than a for-profit business.  You are, and always will be, a mission-focused non-profit organization.  I hear you.

But still…. Today, I am asking you to think like an entrepreneur.

What is an entrepreneur?  Let’s look at the definitions…

According to Wikipedia, an entrepreneur is “a person who is willing to launch a new venture or enterprise and accept full responsibility for the outcome.”

According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, an entrepreneur

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