Articles by Sam Alhadeff
No Light at the End of the Tunnel: Why Social Entrepreneurs Are Susceptible to Burnout – And How They Can Prevent It
Starting a business is hard – whether it's a tech company or a social enterprise. Both technology and social startups face an endless set of problems and long, grueling work hours. But as Sam Alhadeff at Finding Impact points out, social enterprises lack the "light at the end of the tunnel" of a large potential pay-out from an acquisition or IPO. He shares several ways social entrepreneurs can avoid burnout and achieve long-term personal and professional fulfillment.
Growth on Your Own Terms: Three Tips for Scaling Your Social Enterprise – Without Selling Your Soul to Investors
Every development-focused organization faces the challenges of funding, but the issue is especially acute for social entrepreneurs seeking to scale. Funding an expansion often means incorporating the opinions and vision of investors – some of whom may not be aligned with the enterprise’s mission or business plan. Sam Alhadeff at Finding Impact shares some essential advice on how to acquire funding that lets you scale without selling out, based on conversations with several prominent social entrepreneurs.