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Skoll World Forum: Keeping social entrepreneurs real and relevant

I didn’t want to attend the Skoll World Forum this year.  That is the annual spring gathering of social entrepreneurs in Oxford, England.  And after four years participating, I was skeptical that “Skoll,” as insiders call the conference, would be different from previous years. Seven years ago, when Skoll was launched it had one purpose.  [...]
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Have no fear, social entrepreneurs are here

I normally shake my head when I read David Brooks.  Sometimes I even take a dig at him.  But I have to admit that I found myself agreeing with his column yesterday, “The Lean Years,” in which he gives it up for social entrepreneurs, especially during these tough economic times.  ”It’s pretty easy,” he writes, [...]
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