CHANGEMAKERS AND SOCIAL ENTRPRENEURS A DIALOUGE – K.V Anand
Anand’s approach to this talk was unique. He initiated a semantic discussion that helped everyone to gain more perspective about the concept of a social entrepreneur and Changemaker. He used Aristotelian logic, by his questions in the discussion it helped the audience to address the importance to gain some clarity by initiating dialogue with coaches who can help them dive deeper in understanding the concept of WHY before starting social enterprise.
His first question of the evening was Are all Changemakers Social Entrepreneurs? And his next question was the Are all Social Entrepreneurs Changemakers? So, before discussion on these two questions he clearly explained who is a Changemaker. He continued the discussion to come to common understanding on Who is a Social Entrepreneur? Finally, in this segment it was concluded that Changemakers are Intentional, solves social and environmental problems, Creative, motivated to act, and takes action. On the other hand, Social Entrepreneurs Uses/Applies Entrepreneurial Principles, creates and grows an organization/enterprise, launches innovative or patter-breaking ventures, focused on ‘Systems Change’, creates replicable systems, creates widespread impact, highly skilled, and creative.
The entire session was very interesting, and it brought out many perspectives and thinking of audience. During session many important questions was answered for the purpose of understanding the concept.
About – Anand
KV Anand is an established Customer Experience (CX) Architect, Business Consultant, Culture champion, Coach, and Mentor. He is an influencer and keynote speaker at CX events. He has diverse experience in Customer Experience, Operational Finance, Logistics, IT, Subscriber Marketing, Organization Design, and Development. During his 25 years of corporate life, with his coaching style of leadership, he has created and nurtured high performance, winning teams. He is a strong believer in connecting enterprise resources, leveraging technology and creating sustainable results. Anand is a Cost and Management Accountant (CMA) by education and a Coach at heart. He is an active Business Coach for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) that are growing fast. He serves on the Advisory Board of organizations and mentors couple of start-up Founder CEOs. As a Consultant, he is helping organizations with Digital Transformation, designing and implementing new Sales channels and Omni Channel CX.