None of us create in a vacuum. We are all products of our communities. I am profoundly grateful for my community. Without them, there's no chance this book would have been written.
Mom and Dad, I've never doubted that I was loved. That has given me the freedom and audacity to dream big. But you also instilled in me a strong work ethic (scrubbing floors, mowing lawns, etc.) that equipped me with the work ethic to make those dreams to come to fruition. Katharine, you live from an uncompromising sense of justice and challenge me to do the same. Kristen and David, your interest and support in my work have been unquestioning, even when I don't follow the traditional path. Karoline, you have taught me about the importance of getting the details right. You make me better.
To my friends: Sean, Blair, Malik, Stef, Phil, and Rich. Your friendship and support has allowed me to endure through the process, and your feedback has sharpened the concepts in this book.
I am convinced that the best way to learn about social entrepreneurship is by doing it. I'm so thankful for Jess, Anthony, Sean, Annie, P' Wen, and the rest of the Biographe team. I've grown and learned so much from working alongside you. To all my clients, you inspire me, motivate me, and teach me more than you'll ever know. I consider myself incredibly blessed to be able to wake up every day and advise brilliant people dead set on creating a better world. Your lessons are all over the pages of this book.