Carly Fiorina has made it clear that she is not running for the U.S. Senate in 2018. 

Not because she is done with politics, but because she believes she can make a more of a difference outside of Washington, D.C. 

"I can actually make a bigger impact, not running for the senate, but ... lifting up leaders wherever they are," says the businesswoman and former GOP Presidential candidate.

So she has launched a foundation, called Unlocking Potential, dedicated to teaching leadership. "Leaders are made, not born," she says. "Everyone has far more potential than they realize; and people living closest to the problems are best positioned to solve them."

So she is laser-focused on bringing leadership to the community level which is why her foundation focuses on nonprofit and social enterprise companies.

Listen in to find out why.

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Editors' pick: Originally published Sept. 18.