How do you pursue a Career in Social Entrepreneurship?

I think Social Entrepreneurship is a great Career option. Internet is brimming with pages on How to get into Social Entrepreneurship, while I want to first understand What is a Career in Social Entrepreneurship. It had been a while since I was researching about a Career in Social Entrepreneurship, when I came across: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20181212-0001/Arts/Social Work/Career-in-Social-Entrepreneurship/english

Vinod Verma's professional point of view!

Vinod Verma has worked in Social Entrepreneurship for 2 years & 1 month. Vinod Verma has worked in Social Entrepreneurship as Co-founder in Homestays of India. In Vinod Verma's own words, this is how Vinod Verma got into Social Entrepreneurship: "I was working in a 5 star hotel when I went on a bike trip to Ladakh and realised that my interest lied in travel photography. I started travelling intensely doing travel photography. It is then that I realised that unlike hotels, homestays in India were not organised. I wanted to work on this problem and co-founded Homestays of India in 2017." I searched Vinod Verma on Google and found this profile: https://www.lifepage.in/page/vinodverma

Career Video on Social Entrepreneurship

In a video, Vinod Verma has talked about various aspects of a Career in Social Entrepreneurship. Vinod Verma started by explaining Social Entrepreneurship as: "Social entrepreneurship is the use of start-up companies and other entrepreneurs to develop, fund and implement solutions to social, cultural, or environmental issues. This concept may be applied to a variety of organizations with different sizes, aims, and beliefs." I watched the full video and I absolutely loved it.


It is easy to Google information about what Qualifications are needed to enter Social Entrepreneurship, this video went a step ahead to talk about the body of knowledge one needs to develop to excel at Social Entrepreneurship. Vinod Verma touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Management
  • Local Community
  • Rules & Regulations
  • Field Knowledge
Skills are the most important factor determining success in a particular Career.
Vinod Verma then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Social Entrepreneurship:
  • Leadership Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Social Skills
  • Networking Skills
Positives of this Career are quite interesting.
Vinod Verma believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Social Entrepreneurship:
  • Travelling
  • Meeting New People
  • Respect & Recognition
  • Self Satisfaction
Challenges define a Career as much as the Positives of the same.
And, Vinod Verma believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Social Entrepreneurship:
  • Poor Government System
  • Diificulty in Trust Building
  • Difficulty in Fund Raising

In the final section of the video Vinod Verma talks about How a day goes in a Career in Social Entrepreneurship. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Social Entrepreneurship, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: https://lifepage.app.link/20181212-0001

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