116 – How to be a Social Entrepreneur with Travis Gravette


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Have you ever wondered what it takes to sell artisan products? Travis Gravette is a social entrepreneur, meaning he uses his entrepreneurship to make a social impact.

He began in the non-profit sector but today he buys artisan products from Africa and sells them in the US with his company Red Earth.

In this episode, Travis shares what a social entrepreneur does and how he does it, how to begin a nonprofit, and how to move into creating a for-profit business.

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW:

  • The local leaders making a difference in Africa.
  • Why is it important to be charitable?
  • How can I start a successful and meaningful non-profit?
  • The importance of studying and learning before jumping in.
  • How to merge a nonprofit and a budding for-profit business.
  • Why did Travis choose to sell jewelry?
  • How to be passionate about the company, not necessarily the product.
  • And so much more!

BONUS MATERIAL:

  • What is Travis’ advice for beginning a non-profit?.
  • The importance of having a clear vision and conveying it.
  • How to make sure you’re working within your limits.

If you enjoyed this episode and want to hear a few additional minutes of the interview, Click here to get the exclusive bonus material.

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