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Four Elements of Social Enterprise for Structural Change

Social enterprise can contribute to positive economic, structural change by modelling a new way of doing business; and I believe there’s four elements they must be practicing as part of a new model. Social enterprise and charity generally exist to … Continue reading

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“An ounce of practice is generally worth more than a ton of theory.”

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SEED’s social impact

So we measured our social impact in terms of hard data and this is what we found: Between 2010 to date SEED has earned $1.375 Million in income (Excluding funding, this is from providing commercially competitive services). Employed 56 people … Continue reading

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Shout out WHY!

I’ve long had a battle with myself over whether and when to sell the fact that we are a social enterprise. In the past we have had negative reactions to our employment practice of employing people with a mental illness … Continue reading

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A hand up not a hand out: Is Social Enterprise the Answer?- Politics in the pub this Wednesday

This Wednesday the 6th November as part of the Changemakers Festival the Queensland Social Enterprise Council and the New Farm Neighbourhood Centre (NFNC) are hosting Politics in the pub at the Brisbane Powerhouse.  What is the best way to support the marginalised in … Continue reading

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Leadership 101

Great quote I have on my desk from Sandy Blackburn-Wright who said this in a leadership workshop. I have this to remind me to hold the positions I cherish and believe in. #givesmestrength

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Nelson Mandela a true leader

Want to know about leadership? Nelson Mandela has it covered: “Nelson Mandela embodies the core elements of great leadership, even as he remains a fully human character with flaws and shadows. And he illustrates a profound truth, that we are … Continue reading

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