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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 08/07/2018, here's...

What you need to KNOW:

ABC Trailblazers. Applications for the ABC’s Trailblazers program, which showcases the passion of regional Australia’s brightest new leaders, are now open. Trailblazers is an opportunity for people, aged 18 – 28, who are implementing positive change in their region, to have their work celebrated nationally. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity. Applications close 13 July.

What you need to READ:

If Necessity Is the Mother of Invention… then Profit Is Most Certainly the Father. Could leveraging the profit motive and benefits of a capitalist system be the most efficient and efficacious means by which to achieve the good we want to see in the world? Professor Joe Steensma shares how being a crunchy old capitalist and Pollyanna do-gooder has come in extremely handy in trying to advance his personal mission of improving community health and reducing our collective ‘footprint’ on the planet.

What you need to HEAR:

Examining the Rise of the Social Enterprise With Deloitte’s Erica Volini. Hosted by the Drucker Institute’s Rick Wartzman, The Bottom Line puts a spotlight on companies that are advancing social progress - and those that aren’t. On this episode Erica Volini, U.S. Human Capital leader for Deloitte Consulting, explains what’s behind what the firm calls “the rise of the social enterprise.”

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