Category Strategy

5 vital things your social enterprise may be ignoring

There’s so much that goes into running a successful social enterprise. Given the nature of such businesses, it’s common for the founder to also be the accountant, chief (or only) salesperson, marketing manager and receptionist. Oh, and they probably put…

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New year, new social enterprise

Is 2018 the year you’ll be taking the plunge and starting your own social enterprise? Good news: there’s never been a better time to get started on your big idea, and we’d love to help. Starting a social enterprise is…

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6 reasons your social enterprise has stopped growing

That line on the sales graph has stopped climbing, hasn’t it? For months, it was soaring and heading past numbers that were once a pipe dream. Now, it’s plateaued and doesn’t appear to be budging. Achieving sustainable growth in any…

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How to hold a successful social enterprise board meeting

Things are going well at your social enterprise. In fact, they’re going so well, you’ve had to bite the bullet and incorporate the firm. That means your burgeoning business now proudly displays a ‘ltd’ after its name, and you’re a…

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6 characteristics of brilliant social entrepreneurs

What makes a great social entrepreneur? Scrap that… what makes a brilliant social entrepreneur? If you’ve got an idea that you believe could change the world, or have the makings of a business venture that has strong social or environmental…

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Evidencing your social impact: Why do it? (guest post)

We’re delighted to welcome Dr Richard Hazenberg to the I2E blog! Everyone knows that charities and social enterprises are great organisations, committed to delivering social good to their local communities and doing so in transformative and impactful ways. Few would…

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