The Compelling Social Drive that Changes Our World

by Paul Shoemaker


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Because the solution matters to you…and YOU matter to the solution. With so many social challenges facing our world, trying to effect change feels daunting. The problems are complex, the politics murky, and the players innumerable. Yet, every day people make a significant impact on our most intractable social issues. These successful change agents share some fundamental orientations to the world and to their committed cause and, over time, learn certain lessons that help them be more effective. Read more.

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If you’re out to change the world, author Paul Shoemaker is there to connect you to the people, ideas, and organizations that matter. Shoemaker is the Founding President of Social Venture Partners International—a global network of thousands of social innovators, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, and business and community leaders that fund and support social change agents in nearly 40 cities and 8 countries. Read more.