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Sylvain Ratelle commented on Christina Jordan's blog post Training yourself to see possibilities
"Christina, I agree with your optimism, and positive thinking, I will follow your blog for more, Talk to you soon, Regards"
Mar 17, 2010
ninmah commented on Christina Jordan's blog post Social Entrepreneurs :: un-heroes in the making
"+1 vision for imagining a world where social entrepreneurs are the norm. Thanks, Christina, for reminding us that what we really need is not a few heroes, but a world full of normally heroic people."
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Pieter-Jan Desseyn commented on Christina Jordan's blog post Social Entrepreneurs :: un-heroes in the making
"Indeed, doing the right thing should be common practice and not a rare event. In the end, we shouldn't need heroes, as we're all working together for a better future. However, at this time, we need examples, role models, yes: heroes to…"
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Social Entrepreneurs :: un-heroes in the making

I follow hundreds of social entrepreneurs online, and know many in person. They are my colleagues; many are friends. I am also a social entrepreneur myself, but... I really don't want to be anyone's hero. Most of my social entrepreneur friends don't want to be heroes either.

Social Entrepreneurs are not heroes, but simply people who have chosen an alternative way of experiencing life. We are not driven by achieving money or glory or fame, but by the potential good we see…

Posted on March 10, 2010 at 12:52pm — 2 Comments

Training yourself to see possibilities

There is no one "secret" to social innovation, but a combination of ingredients can create the right attitude.

Becoming a social innovator means taking a step back to see the bigger picture, while zeroing in on concrete challenges at the same time. It means listening to the people who matter in what we are trying to achieve, it means piecing together what we already have in new ways, it means thinking creatively - and thoroughly - about what could go wrong on the way to…

Posted on March 9, 2010 at 5:34pm — 1 Comment

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Warm regards,Christine NderituRecreation consultant+1 978 810 2444"Let us step into the night and pursue that flighty temptress, adventure."- J.K Rowling, Harry Potter and The Half Blood Prince
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It's impossible to find a good solution to a problem you don't understand. I think that the first place to start when looking for a solution is understanding the problem by listening to the people it impacts the most. The knowledge one gains creates a foundation for a solution to be built on.Listening to the right people also leads to understanding the circ***tances of the problem: what other social, cultural or political elements contribute to this problem? What has already been tried? Who…See More
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