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A great article on 13 lessons learned by Pamela Atkinson, “an advisor to the last three governors in Utah, an Elder in the First Presbyterian Church and a tireless advocate for the homeless and refugees in Utah.” Here is a summary of the things we found relevant to social entrepreneurs in this list:

  1. Ego has no role in service
  2. Collaboration
  3. Don’t “be afraid to speak out”
  4. Never let issues interfere with relationships
  5. Transparency is the key to success
  6. Small things make a difference
  7. Everyone can do something
  8. If she can do it, so can I
  9. Avoid Emotional Bankruptcy

Read the full article here: http://www.forbes.com/sites/devinthorpe/2012/09/23/13-lessons-from-a-great-social-entrepreneur-pamela-atkinson/.