Find your sweet spot in life and business
A podcast with Beth Mammenga
Beth Mammenga is the is the Director of Operations/ General Manager with CityKid Java, a social enterprise in South Minneapolis supporting Urban Ventures. She is also the Board Co-Chair & Treasurer for the Twin Cities Social Enterprise Alliance and spent 2 years writing and researching social business ideas and putting together ideas for Goodwill Easter seals. She helped launch Social Enterprise Alliance, and has her MBA from Bethel University.
This podcast episode
Get a glimpse into the multitude of ways you can add social impact into what you are already doing. Beth is right in the thick of social entrepreneurship and knows her stuff! This episode will get you off the block in getting going making a social difference through your work or organization. Learn the to ways you can begin making a difference and be sustainable whether you are a for profit or non-profit.
Social Enterprise Definition: “Organization that sells products or services to meet its social purpose.”
The main goal is not providing shareholder value but it’s making a social difference.
Whatever you are doing, you can make a difference.
Be a conscious consumer.
You cannot have a mediocre product or service because you make a difference!
Social Enterprise organizations doing it well:
Momentum enterprises – Momentum provides transitional employment, job training and related services for people with significant barriers to successful, long-term employment.