Entrepreneurs as the Agents of Change and Opportunity


Joel Young, founder of the Okanagan Valley Entrepreneurs Society and contributor for Kelowna Capital News, writes that this is the time to "accept the need and the challenge of the entrepreneurial spirit."

Young discusses how social entrepreneurs of today can be agents of change in the society. He defines what a social entrepreneur is, and how the concept of "opportunity" is at the core of entrepreneurship's essence.


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