Communicate. Engage.  Simple words that are hard to do well. Here are three great resources that have helped me communicate to and engage with my tribe more effectively: The Art of Explanation by Lee LeFever. A book on how to explain? I thought I was decent at explaining concepts until I read this book. And…

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Over the last few years, this blog has expanded to talk about entrepreneurship in general, beyond being a social entrepreneur or wisdom entrepreneur.  The concepts of story-telling and community-building apply to entrepreneurship in general, especially these days. More importantly, the personal journey of creating something lasting and larger than yourself, whether it's for profit or…

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I've blogged a lot recently about story.  And the part of story that I love the most is backstory–the story behind the story.  I ran across blogs for two artists, one a chorale composer and the other a photographer, who go beyond just showing their wares. They give the backstory. Ken Kaminesky is a photographer…

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It's natural that many wisdom entrepreneurs focus on getting their ideas into the world, rather than talking about themselves.  Unfortunately, this is a fatal flaw that I've seen with more than one person.  Photo by Vivianna_love In the discomfort, humility, and maybe even fear of being seen, the very cause that you work so hard…

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“People ache for the human connection.” –Spike Jones, Chief Firestarter, Brains on Fire In Part 2 of my three-part interview with Spike Jones from Brains on Fire, we cover lots of ground, from what it takes to have a strong culture to how movements live both offline and online to how building a community is…

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