Join Social Venture Network for the 2015 SVN Spring Conference, April 16-19, in San Diego. The event is open to active members, affiliates, family members and first-time prospective members. Click here to register.
As a lead-up to the conference, SVN is sharing best business practices from its members in a series of short video clips. Follow the series here.
By Social Venture Network
SVN members have launched some of the most innovative organizations in the mission-driven business community. They've experienced success, failure, setbacks and breakthroughs ... and are very candid about the lessons they learned the hard way.
In this video, SVN member and local economy pioneer Judy Wicks, founder of White Dog Cafe and author of "Good Morning, Beautiful Business," shares how staying local helped her business flourish, and allowed her to build lasting relationships with employees, suppliers, customers and community.
For more business advice from SVN members, check out "The Best Advice I Never Got" here.
Image and video courtesy of Social Venture Network.