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Social Entrepreneurship is the New Normal

Coach Sgro is a social entrepreneur running a local social enterprise since 2017 in Downtown Syracuse, New York. He has changed hearts and minds and continues to disrupt old models of business, education and community life.

What Is a Social Entrepreneur?

A social entrepreneur is a person who pursues novel applications that have the potential to solve community-based problems. These individuals are willing to take on the risk and effort to create positive changes in society through their initiatives.

What Is a Social Enterprise?

A social enterprise or social business is defined as a business with specific social objectives that serve its primary purpose. Social enterprises seek to optimize profits while maximizing benefits to society and the environment, and the profits are principally used to fund social programs.

Our premier coaching and training programs are based in the science of human learning thus making them highly effective investments in professional growth for individuals and organizations.

Our ongoing social programs and examples of past success include:

  • the development of OUT Syracuse, has given more visibility and economic empowerment to local LGBT professionals in the region. Creating ripple effects for mainstream organizations to be more engaged,

  • the newest program to help GenZ Professional Adulting, called "13th Grade" for local 18-21 year olds not pursuing college and seeking essential skill development,

  • Created a new model of mentorship that creates equity in the relationship,

  • Co-hosted the first ever Empathy Conference in Central New York,

  • Teach EQ at the local Police Academy where new officers improve by at least 10 points,

  • We participated in the "Put the U back in Syrac_se" campaign during the reopening phase after Covid and during that time advocated for consistent practices in zones of operation,

  • Trained over 1250 individuals in emotional intelligence for free, during the pandemic from across the country.

Our mission is to coach extraordinary leaders and develop empathy as a core competency with love, community, excellence, creativity, innovation and fun.



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