Monthly Archives: May 2013

More from The Dip

Today I finished Seth Godin’s little book, The Dip. Here’s my commentary on the bits that affected me And here’s a quick summary of The Dip “Every new project (or job, or hobby, or company) starts out exciting and fun. … Continue reading

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Small can be beautiful in the social enterprise world

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Robert Pekin at Brisbane’s March Against Monsanto

Robert calling for people to quit their corporate and government jobs and start up their own social enterprises. Love his style. When I graduated as a mature age student (28 years old hardly seems ‘mature age’ anymore!) I swore I … Continue reading

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“Scale makes me want to scream”

A great article here from Thrivable on scale. In both for profit and social enterprise, people talk about creating a business that scales. And it is said as if there were no other way worth doing it. It is said … Continue reading

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I’ve been reading Seth Godin’s the dip

According to Seth Godin Every new project (or job, or hobby, or company) starts out exciting and fun. Then it gets harder and less fun, until it hits a low point-really hard, and not much fun at all. And then … Continue reading

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Yesterday I went to a breakfast event with Peter Holbrook from Social Enterprise UK

Peter Holbrook from Social Enterprise UK spoke at a breakfast hosted in Brisbane by QCOSS yesterday, telling inspiring stories of social enterprise in the UK including an employee ownded bus company, and an enterprise that repurposes firefighting hoses into high … Continue reading

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Today I helped out at a working bee at local social enterprise Your Farm

More photos from the day here and info on Your Farm here ‘Your Farm’ assists in setting up and managing farms and food gardens in your neighbourhood. Farms and gardens that produce fresh and nutrient-rich produce. Naturally – without the … Continue reading

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