We’re in a race. Can we social enterprisers, all together, make enough progress to turn enough things around, fast enough, to make a difference in the way things are headed?
We have to. And we can. If we remember the key words: “all together.”
In no other field of endeavor have we witnessed the remarkable sense of cooperation that characterizes this world of social enterprise. All across the globe, forums, conferences, Listserv groups, publications, blogs, and endless other spaces are springing up where social enterprises freely share what they have learned with others. It is as though each of us belongs to an entire open-sourced industry that is growing at blazing speed.
We are trying to create a common good that is threatened ...