You are not alone: the myth of the lone social entrepreneur

SocialStarters Blog

As humans we can feel alone for many different reasons, even when we are surrounded by people. Think about big cities and crowded places.  Often loneliness comes from inside us and doesn’t relate to what is going on around us.  So what does loneliness have to do with social entrepreneurship..?

Sometimes in life we are caught in the reality of day to day living – we work, we earn money, we spend it. For some people that’s enough, knowing that they are able to live a comfortable life and save for the future. But for some, this is a life that is holding them back from reaching their full potential. That was me a year ago. Having climbed the career ladder within different charities I suddenly realised that I didn’t want to climb anymore as I actually didn’t want to reach what was at the top. I took a scary…

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