Issue Four Rank & File Magazine for Purpose-driven entrepreneurs, social impact companies, social entrepreneurs and social enterprises | social enterprise magazine

THE DEATH OF THE LONG-LINE PHILOSOPHY

Issue Four

Issue four is dedicated to the death of the ‘long-line’ philosophy and to the birth of a new type of leadership which understands that A plus B does not always equal C, that sometimes the solutions to our problems lie in unexpected places, and that understanding our inner selves is the key to it all. We trust this issue will encourage and equip you to flourish without fear of expectation, champion others without comparison, and to find people with complementary skills to join you in pursuing a mission that becomes bigger than yourself.

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SELECTED STORIES FROM ISSUE FOUR

EDITOR’S PICK

interview with krochet kids on how to start and lead a social enterprise

Leading a Human Centered Nonprofit
With a For-Profit Mindset

A Conversation with Kohl Crecelius of Krochet Kids International

Kohl candidly shares his personal philosophy of leadership, the biggest lesson he has learned as a young CEO, and the pros and cons of going nonprofit as a social enterprise.

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Discover Your Entrepreneurial Hero’s Journey

Free Entrepreneurial Hero’s Journey Worksheet

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Take Your Mission Aspirations to Operations

Free Business Model Canvas with Mission Challenge Questions

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How I Came to Understand My Company’s Purpose by Sharing Our Story and How You Can Too + Free Coaching Giveaway!

Today we wrap up the ‘Disruptor’ Blog Learning Series which has taken this often “hyped-up word” and dug deeper into how we as purpose-driven entrepreneurs can make a truly disruptive…
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Rank & File Magazine for purpose-driven entrepreneurs desires to form a community of risk-takers, like you, who believe people are worth serving and business can create change.Why do we believe that we either have to care for people or make money? Can’t we do both? When we decide people are the most important part of the process, business goes from a simple transaction to a powerful and sustainable solution. We want to be part of the solution. Rank & File is not a highlight reel of others’ accomplishments. We don’t cover industry news for your entertainment pleasure. We are not even a magazine. Rank & File is a community of risk-takers, like you, who believe people are worth serving AND business can create change. We strive to: Focus on service. Every story in Rank & File is rooted by the inherent value of people, keeping us grounded in our mission to serve. Foster a down-to-earth atmosphere. Our contributors will always be honest and vulnerable as they openly share their human experiences. Walk with you hand-in-hand. Humans need help. We break down topics and guide you step-by-step with practical tools that you can easily apply. Create an even playing field. We don’t put people on pedestals here. Come as you are; we are all a work-in-progress. Collaborate on the big stuff. Our articles will feature a wide range of individuals to form a collaborative discussion about the real issues at hand. We need each other if we are to find solutions to the world’s biggest problems.

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT RANK & FILE

@ferociousloveapparel  I just started reading this magazine and love it. Wiping away the tears now after reading From Prison to Promise. Richard Miles is a beautiful and inspiring man.
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Thank you so much for giving to all of us in this way! As I start @humblykids i am so happy to have people like you to help me and others grow our cause driven enterprises!

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Issue Four Rank & File Magazine for Purpose-driven entrepreneurs, social impact companies, social entrepreneurs and social enterprises | social enterprise magazine

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Rank & File Magazine for social entrepreneurs and purpose-driven business owners, free business magazine for social entrepreneurs, free magazine for social impact entrepreneurs and businesses that want to make a difference, conscious company magazine for free, Rank & File is much more than a magazine. We are community of risk-takers, like you, who believe people are worth serving AND business can create change. Each issue of Rank & File is free and is filled with video, photography and interactive tools for the purposeful entrepreneur who is in pursuit of building a socially conscious company and sustainable business. FOR RISK-TAKERS, PURPOSE DRIVEN ENTREPRENEURS & ORGANIZATIONS WHO: Hope to make a true social impact on the world, Are looking for a guide on how to start a business with a greater mission, Want access to wisdom and guidance from mentors and experts, Prefer step-by-step advice that will show a clear path to follow, Hate boring and uptight business periodicals, Need inspiration and encouragement from other humans, Want a community to discuss real impact issues. In each publication, we: FOCUS ON SERVICE: Every story and every piece of advice in Rank & File are rooted by the inherent value of people, keeping us grounded in our mission to serve and provide social impact. FOSTER A DOWN-TO-EARTH ATMOSPHERE: Our contributors will always be honest and vulnerable as they openly share their human experiences as social entrepreneurs with you. WALK WITH YOU HAND-IN-HAND: Humans need help. We break down topics and guide you step-by-step with practical, interactive tools that you can easily apply. CREATE AN EVEN PLAYING FIELD: We don’t put people on pedestals here. You have never “made it,” and you are never better (or worse) than someone else. Come as you are and remain humble. COLLABORATE ON THE BIG STUFF: We need each other if we are going to find solutions to the world’s biggest problems. Individual ideas are not powerful enough. And reporting on our personal achievements will not lead us toward accomplishing the greater goal. Our articles will feature a wide range of individuals to form a collaborative discussion about the real issues at hand. We are a community in the pursuit of change, and we invite you to join us with this unique social impact magazine subscription. Subscriptions is free and includes access the interactive mag, as well as free bonus content released each month!