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Social Impact: 3 THINGS to Know, Read and Hear

Social Enterprise Australia

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 and we'll brief you on the what 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 starting 24/06/2019, here's...

What you need to KNOW:

Impact Investment: The 5 C’s of Lending Every Social Entrepreneur Should Know. Attracting impact investment not only requires impact measurement and a solid theory of change, but necessitates a robust, sustainable business model. One way to do this is to check your business plan and pitch deck against the 5 classic C’s of lending.

What you need to READ:

How to Escape the Grip of Imposter Syndrome. Imposter syndrome, essentially the idea you feel like a fraud, is something that a lot of people experience, but it’s not spoken about enough. Feelings of self-doubt are normal at times but if they’re stopping you from taking up challenges or leading you to turn down opportunities, it’s important to acknowledge and act on them. Here's how.

What you need to HEAR:

Total Social Impact Rethinking How We Invest in Change. The Myer Innovation Fellowships aim to support breakthrough solutions to Australia’s most pressing social and environmental challenges and bring new talent to the social sector. Hear from previous alumni who were given up to $150,000 and the unique opportunity to take twelve months away from their current role to pursue a big idea that has the potential to achieve positive social outcomes. Applications for the 2020 Myer Innovation Fellowship are now open.

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Jay Boolkin
Jay Boolkin

I'm passionate about positive social change and the power of social entrepreneurship to tackle some of the world’s biggest problems. I believe that for-purpose business models can become part of the mainstream and I am enthusiastic about advocating for business models that are genuinely built around a social or environmental mission.

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