Elisa Birnbaum, Author of “In the Business of Change: How Social Entrepreneurs are Disrupting Business as Usual”

In the Business of Change features stories of changemakers who use the power of business to address society’s most pressing problems.

Elisa Birnbaum, author of In the Business of Change

Elisa Birnbaum, author of In the Business of Change

Elisa Birnbaum is the publisher and editor-in-chief of SEE Change Magazine, a digital publication of social entrepreneurship and social change. You may recall her interview from June 2017. Elisa has a new book out, In the Business of Change: How Social Entrepreneurs are Disrupting Business as Usual.

The book highlights how social entrepreneurs are using business savvy to create change in their communities. Elisa tells stories from a wide-range of sectors, including employment, food, art, education, and social justice. Each chapter focuses on lessons learned and measurable impact. The book provides practical tips for starting and scaling a social enterprise.

Social Entrepreneur Quotes by Elisa Birnbaum:

[spp-tweet tweet=”“It’s part storytelling and part lessons for those who want to start their own social enterprise.” @ElisaBirnbaum @SEEChangemag”]

[spp-tweet tweet=”“It’s for the average person who wants inspiring storytelling.” @ElisaBirnbaum @SEEChangemag”]

[spp-tweet tweet=”“Look at all of this amazing work being done.” @ElisaBirnbaum @SEEChangemag”]

[spp-tweet tweet=”“I wanted to provide a broad spectrum of people doing things in different sectors.” @ElisaBirnbaum @SEEChangemag”]

[spp-tweet tweet=”“The book has actually been on my mind for a long time.” @ElisaBirnbaum @SEEChangemag”]

[spp-tweet tweet=”“It’s good to tell stories in different medium.” @ElisaBirnbaum @SEEChangemag”]

[spp-tweet tweet=”“You want to get these stories out there in as many ways as you can.” @ElisaBirnbaum @SEEChangemag”]

[spp-tweet tweet=”“This was a lot more strategic.” @ElisaBirnbaum @SEEChangemag”]

[spp-tweet tweet=”“There were a couple of chapters that ended up changing.” @ElisaBirnbaum @SEEChangemag”]

[spp-tweet tweet=”“You have to be flexible.” @ElisaBirnbaum @SEEChangemag”]

[spp-tweet tweet=”“Social entrepreneurs are taking a bigger role in systems change.” @ElisaBirnbaum @SEEChangemag”]

[spp-tweet tweet=”“I didn’t start writing until I had a contract.” @ElisaBirnbaum @SEEChangemag”]

[spp-tweet tweet=”“I had a book on my mind for many years.” @ElisaBirnbaum @SEEChangemag”]

[spp-tweet tweet=”“People don’t get to see the grit, the passion, and the work that goes into it.” @ElisaBirnbaum @SEEChangemag”]

[spp-tweet tweet=”“These stories, I find so inspiring.” @ElisaBirnbaum @SEEChangemag”]

[spp-tweet tweet=”“I enjoyed the process more than I imagined I would.” @ElisaBirnbaum @SEEChangemag”]

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About the Author
Tony Loyd is a best-selling author, keynote speaker, and coach. He facilitates the growth of purpose-driven changemakers so that they can thrive and increase their impact. Tony has been personally trained in the science of climate change by former Vice President Al Gore, Chairman of the Climate Reality Project. The Climate Reality Project is a grassroots network of more than 20,000 trained leaders who live and work all over the world. Tony is the Executive Producer of the podcast Social Entrepreneur where he shares positive stories from underrepresented voices, focused on solutions. Social Entrepreneur is downloaded more than half a million times in over 180 countries. He is a TEDx speaker and the best-selling author of Crazy Good Advice: 10 Lessons Learned from 150 Leading Social Entrepreneurs. He is a former Fortune 500 executive with companies such as John Deere, Medtronic, and Buffalo Wild Wings. He has extensive experience in strategic planning, talent management, and leadership development.

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