How to Create Social Impact Through Small Business with Combat Flip Flops

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You can create real change and social impact in the world with your small business.

Today’s episode is about the story of 3 military men, promoting world peace in a different way. Combat Flip Flops created jobs for both Afghan women, and US soldiers. Also, every product Combat Flip Flops sells puts an Afghan girl into secondary school for a day, while each Peacemaker Bangle or Coin Wrap sold clears 3 square meters of Unexploded Ordnance from a region rocked by long-term war – saving lives and providing economic opportunity.

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Some of the best quotes from the episode:

Smaller dealer pre-orders, collecting emails on our website, retargeting... that’s how we got our very first sales. Click To Tweet Our initial surge of traffic wasn’t from the article in NYT, but from Gizmodo. This traffic broke our site. Click To Tweet Having the right manpower to scale is the hardest part, it’s the bottleneck of the business. Click To Tweet

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  • Music featured in this episode was “Celery Man” by Birocratic and can be found at
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