Social Enterprise: 3 THINGS to Know, Read and Hear
We get it. Life is crazy and balancing out your time can be super hard. With so much going on it’s difficult stay ahead of the learning game and easy to lose track of what's happening in the world of social impact. The trick is to stop trying to read everything out there. There’s too much. And you’re too busy. Instead, give us roughly 3 minutes each fortnight and we'll brief you on the 3 THINGS you need to know, read and hear. If you're passionate about creating positive social and environmental impact, our handpicked content is all you need to stay informed and inspired.
For the week ending 04/03/2018, here's...
What you need to know:
2018 Good Design Awards: Social Impact. Do you have a design that has the potential to make a significant positive impact on society? The 60th annual Good Design Awards are open for entries! Enter the Social Impact category today and take your life-changing design to an international stage. Entries close 9 March.
What you need to read:
How Technology has Shifted the Playing Field Towards Purposeful Companies. The ‘purpose economy’ is here. Right now, it is unevenly distributed and poorly understood, as the future often is. But in the coming year, the purpose economy will redefine how we conduct business and derive meaning in our lives.
What you need to hear:
George Liacos on Nailing Your Value Proposition. In this episode of SproutCast, Julia chats with George Liacos, Managing Director of Spark Strategy. Spark Strategy is a B Corp with particular expertise in helping NFPs and social enterprises to develop sustainable business and funding models. They talk about why nailing your value proposition is key to success in your enterprise and how authenticity can be a game-changer in devising the right model and taking your enterprise to market.