Go to the people.
Live with them.
Learn from them.
Love them.
Start with what they know.
Build with what they have.
But with the best leaders, when the work is done, the task accomplished, the people will say ‘We have done this ourselves’.

Lao Tzu

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Meet Jen.

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At the heart of any social good business is providing opportunities for others. At our collaborative workspace in Austin, one woman making this happen is the founder of the Fair Trade Handbag Boutique “Purse and Clutch”, Jen Lewis.

After a friend informed her of the limited…

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Meeting with @wholeplanet partner, Fundacion Paraguaya. They have a created a scoring system to measure degrees of poverty in 6 key areas. What makes their approach special is the individual plan created for each person after completing the assessment. The goal is to eliminate poverty one person at a time. High-res

Meeting with @wholeplanet partner, Fundacion Paraguaya. They have a created a scoring system to measure degrees of poverty in 6 key areas. What makes their approach special is the individual plan created for each person after completing the assessment. The goal is to eliminate poverty one person at a time.

The same road today as compared to 3 years ago during the #tunisia revolution over throwing Ben Ali after his 23-year rule. Thanks @twitter for playing your part. High-res

The same road today as compared to 3 years ago during the #tunisia revolution over throwing Ben Ali after his 23-year rule. Thanks @twitter for playing your part.

@WFMLondon visit from Brian kicking it with Javi. Many TMs from around the world. Jokes funny here. High-res

@WFMLondon visit from Brian kicking it with Javi. Many TMs from around the world. Jokes funny here.

@grameen is launching in #scotland. Shamsul is a 30-year vet of Grameen with stints in Turkey and most recently in Mexico where the program now serves over 50k clients. @wholeplanet Regional Director @dbzoltani was part of launching #Mexico. Will this venture take off like @grameenamerica? High-res

@grameen is launching in #scotland. Shamsul is a 30-year vet of Grameen with stints in Turkey and most recently in Mexico where the program now serves over 50k clients. @wholeplanet Regional Director @dbzoltani was part of launching #Mexico. Will this venture take off like @grameenamerica?