BUSINESS IS ABOUT LEADERSHIP; SOCIAL ENTERPRISE IS ABOUT LEADERSHIP; EVERYTHING IS ABOUT LEADERSHIP; MEET LAURIE LOEW, A REBSEA FOUNDER
From the moment that several of us started the process of creating REBSEA, the most fascinating thing that we discovered is how many of our Founders, the very same people who are reading this newsletter, came to the idea of donating to nonprofits through their business without knowing that there was anybody else anyplace doing the same. Months of research have shown us otherwise and we now have a list of over 400 real estate agents across the U.S. and Canada who do precisely that. Many of our Founders were totally surprised, as you may be also, to learn how many real estate agents have been doing this right along.
There are entire companies with a policy of donating from each and every sale a percentage of the commission, each thinking that what they were doing was unique. There are many companies, some for profit, some not for profit, who were created with a vision of spreading their business model across the country. There are business models that are focused on Giving Back to local school systems and models for helping military, police, teachers, and other 'heroes'. There are a lot of us with a lot of different but overlapping visions of what can be accomplished. What they all have in common is that they owe their existence to LEADERSHIP. How does one come up with an altruistic idea that apparently has never been done, and throw themselves and their fate into the effort to make it a reality? Let's look at one example in Laurie Loew of Austin Texas who is one of the initial Founders of REBSEA and see in her own words how such LEADERSHIP comes about: Read More Give Realty
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