Category: Entrepreneurs

There are a lot of successful entrepreneurs out there. Question is – do you have what it takes to be one? When it comes to business, taking risks, making the right decisions and hard work can easily lead to success.

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E4C#6 How Sustainable Brands Can Avoid Green Marketing Cliches – Park Howell, Park&Co

As a triple bottom line business, telling your product’s sustainability story is as much as art as it is a unique selling proposition. Park Howell, of Park&Co, shares with us his insights on the art of sustainability story telling and highlights some of the brand curdling green marketing cliches we should avoid if we want [...]

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E4C#5 Starting a Profitable Green Online Business With Backyard Medicinal Herbs – John Gallagher,

Ever wonder what it takes to start a green online business selling informational products? Info product marketing is one of the most profitable ways to make money online – digital products have low overhead, and can be a great source of passive income. You can literally make money while you sleep. Info product marketing is [...]

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E4C# 4: Starting a Social Enterprise to Create the Next Generation of Leaders – Ashkon Jafari of

A seasoned social entrepreneur, Ashkon Jafari has been working to make the world a better place for only a few years, but in that short period of time, he’s found great success. His newest venture, StudentMentor, helps to pair mentors with college students and he’s burning to talk about his experience in setting up this [...]

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E4C #3: Compassionate Commerce Meets Green Business – Alexia Marcous, Dharma MS

Take your socially responsible business to the next level by practicing sacred commerce. Alexia Marcous is the co-founder of Dharma Merchant Services and she’s passionate about bringing work-life balance into focus and incorporating spiritual principles into how she does business. Dharma Merchant Services practices “Commerce with Compassion” – find out what this looks like when [...]


E4C #2: Glenn Croston: Top Green Business Opportunities & Starting A Green Business

Get your fill of expert advice for green business strategies and best practices when you listen in on this interview with Glenn Croston of Starting Up Green, a company focused on helping green entrepreneurs see success. Glenn, whose writing has appeared in the LA Times, the New York Times, Fast Company,, and, has [...]

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E4C #1: Joel Makower, on Trends in Green Business & Dream Green Jobs

This must-hear interview with Joel Makower is perfect for anyone interested in increasing their online presence, making money through their green business, and growing readership. Joel has over 20 years of experience as a journalist and green entrepreneur, and brings a ton of wisdom and insight to discussions on green jobs, green businesses, and cleantech [...]


Solar Social Enterprises that Provide Power to the Developing World

Solar is a booming industry these days. With an abundance of venture capital pouring into solar startups on everything from mega solar utility projects to home solar lease companies,  it’s no surprise that more and more entrepreneurs are trying to get in on the solar game. However, another breed of entrepreneurs are trying to bring [...]

Social entrepreneurs come up with solutions for the most complicated social and environmental problems

What is a Social Entrepreneur?

Social entrepreneurs are creative individuals who provide solutions for the most complicated social problems. These capable people are able to identify the problem at hand and come up with the most effective methods to spread palpable ideas so that the society, as a whole, will be able to cooperate to overcome the crisis. A social [...]

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What is a Lifestyle Entrepreneur?

The difference of a lifestyle entrepreneur from a business entrepreneur is that the former starts a business mainly for lifestyle reasons and not just to earn money. They want the freedom to work how they want, with flexible hours, from a convenient location, and spend more time with the people important to them. The success [...]

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20 Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs That Work for Home Business

There are more than a few varying definitions of success out there, each one with its own nuances and specifics that can differentiate them from another. It can even be argued that there are as many definitions for success as there are people who want to succeed. However, despite the potential differences, there are actually [...]