About the Business of Good

In The Business of Good, serial and social entrepreneur Jason Haber reveals how business is being retooled to change the world. Through interviews with innovative figures and game-changing entrepreneurs, the book demonstrates the power and potential of social entrepreneurship to create jobs, grow the economy, and at the same time make a difference in the world.

From Main Street to Wall Street, today’s social entrepreneurs are rebooting capitalism, challenging the Charity Industrial Complex, and disrupting old models of business with The Business of Good. With his groundbreaking research, Haber envelops the reader in the foundation of social entrepreneurship, from Benjamin Franklin to what he calls The Great Convergence, the turn-of-the-millennium zeitgeist shift which provided the fuel for social entrepreneurship’s surge to the forefront of business.

Haber shares the stories of inspiring young people that are disrupting established norms and changing the world. This is a must read book for Millennials, business executives, nonprofits, doers, and dreamers – The Business of Good brings a much-needed fresh and innovative look at social entrepreneurship.

  • I dare you to read this wild ride of a book and resist giving up your day job to become a Global Citizen.  Jason Haber brilliantly captures the zeitgeist of today’s social entrepreneur and shows you how to become a dynamic change maker.

    —Gail Sheehy, Author of Passages and Daring: My Passages
  • Jason Haber has captured the energy, enthusiasm and inventiveness of millennials who have figured out how to contribute to the social good while doing well for themselves. Haber shows us where the heart of innovation lies. He persuasively explains that making a difference is good for business. Haber offers a dose of optimism just when we need it.

    —Frank Sesno, George Washington University, former CNN Anchor and Washington Bureau Chief
  • A revelatory and vivid analysis on the rise of social entrepreneurship around the world. Jason Haber depicts the new generation of leaders and entrepreneurs that are forging a new ‘paradigm’ based on opportunities that bring together market forces and a drive to make the world a better place.

    —Azadeh Tajdar, Social Entrepreneur specializing in frontier and emerging market startups
  • Based on careful research and his own deep personal experience, Jason Haber tells the intriguing story of the emergence of a new model of doing good in the world, one that combines the business savvy of a startup with the social consciousness of a classic charity. The Business of Good is a must-read for social entrepreneurs looking for ways to create meaningful social change in the 21st century.

    —Professor Steven Livingston, The George Washington University
  • The Business of Good breaks important new ground as the first book that closely examines the why behind the increasing trend of businesses aiming to turn a profit while simultaneously transforming our world for the better.  The author takes the reader on a thought-provoking journey using engaging examples with historical context to identify and uncover the roots of this phenomenon, and offers compelling evidence for its continuation and impact.  A fun and engaging must-read for anyone interested in the evolving corporate landscape.

    —Rebecca Shin, Social Sector Marketing Strategy Leader & Generational Expert generationevolution.com

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