"Hello Lisa I'm afraid that is quite a common experience unfortunately. most business people can only understand one metric - profit. I think the most powerful dataset is held by SE UK in their Fightback Britain report which is…"
"Hi Colin, I'm completely hooked and can't put it down, so would be a pleasure to write a review. You've articulated what I intuitively believed from running production workshops with unemployed young people, that the practical hands…"
"Hi Lisa glad you got the book and delighted to me your RSA friend! I'm not a facebooker so its still new to me!
I was wondering (very cheekily) if you would be able/willing to write a short review on my book? Good or…"
"Pre-order my book I cant actually believe this but after more than a year of nailing myself to a computer my book is being published in September. I think we really need to change our approach to employment especially in very deprived…"
"Social Enterprise and the unemployment crisis my latest blog has just been published on the Guardian website. I think people are slowly beginning to realise how deep and tragic the unemployment crisis really is. The key point is that its…"
"My book "How to make a million jobs - A charter for Social Enterprise" is about finished but the real challenge is to get the message to key policy makers. I believe that social enterprise can make a tremendous difference to the…"
"Hello I thought you’d like to know that I’m featuring on Radio 4’s Four Thought programme next Wednesday, June 27th@ 20.45. It was recorded at the RSA a few weeks back but i've no idea how much its been edited. …"
"I thought you’d like to know that I’m featuring on Radio 4’s Four Thought programme next Wednesday, June 27th @ 20.45. It was recorded at the RSA a few weeks back and I think it went quite well but i have no idea how much has been…"
"I agree with david that the issue of how we achieve profit and social outcomes can be a bit dull but that said I think it is our mission to persuade others that social and environmental returns can be created as an integral part of the business…"
The Social Entrepreneurs Network is a network for all those interested in social entrepreneurship and social enterprise. The aim is to solve some of the practical challenges faced by social entrepreneurs.See More
A social enterpreneur with 20 years experience setting up and operating 6 social enterprises and advising many others. Most recently has become Social Entrepreneur in Residence at the School of Social Entrepreneurs after 12 years of leading GreenWorks a leading social enterprise in the reuse and recycling field.
Hi Colin, I'm completely hooked and can't put it down, so would be a pleasure to write a review. You've articulated what I intuitively believed from running production workshops with unemployed young people, that the practical hands on experience should come first, followed by training once trust and confidence have built up - and a reason to learn things becomes clear. Really useful overview and fair critique of the recent history of government initiatives too. I'm only half way through, but will be recommending it to everyone!
Influential author and speaker Dr Brené Brown tackles the myth that vulnerability is a weakness. Instead, she argues, it is the clearest path to courage and meaningful connection, and has the power to transform the way we engage and educate.
With many of us facing an ever greater pace of change in our personal and working lives, leadership adviser and educator Richard Gerver reveals how to adapt and thrive - not to fear change but to see it as an opportunity for creative reinvention
To mark the launch of a new RSA pamphlet, we bring together an expert panel to discuss the growing use of digital money worldwide, highlight its potential and consider the issues that will facilitate or hamper its reach.