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 29/04/2018, here's...
What you need to know:
Social Enterprise Certification Launches in Australia. For the first time, the growing Australian social enterprise sector will be better defined as an industry, thanks to a new Social Traders certification mark.
What you need to read:
Top Tips to Take Your Pitch from Mediocre to Memorable. A convincing pitch is a powerful tool to unlock opportunities, form key relationships with investors or volunteers, attract funding, and inspire new audiences. And, for charities and social enterprises in particular, a single pitch could really be “make or break”. Here's the five fundamentals to perfecting your pitch, because no matter what sector you’re working in, your future could depend on the quality of your spiel.
What you need to hear:
Social Enterprise - How It Is Making a Real Difference in Rural Communities. This video features interviews with people from the East Gippsland and Wellington shires who recently had social enterprise training as part of a partnership between the Australian Centre for Rural Entrepreneurship and Rural Councils Victoria. The results speak for themselves.