For more-than-profit

Social Entreprenurship is the work of someone who recognizes a social problem and uses entrepreneurial spirit and resourcefulness to organize, create, and manage a venture to make social change. Whereas a for-profit entreprenur typically measures performance in profit and return on investment, a social entrepreneur assesses success in terms of the impact on society.

A year ago, December 2006, Urban Students Empowered Foundation, a non-profit that I cofounded, had a major leadership dilemma…