As a social entrepreneurs you are smart and already an inspiration to many. While your venture occupies you day and night, this new year and beyond I urge you to think about these resolutions and make it better for yourself and others.
While a social enterprise may not have the luxury of using competitive compensation as a carrot, marketing its grand vision for social change to potential leaders and managers, creating a transparent and inclusive culture and empowering its field staff will go a long way in retaining the right talent.
Every story has a target channel of communication where the probability of finding the target audience is the highest. As an entrepreneur or a marketer, if you often wonder where to tell stories of your impact work then here are some of the most effective and commonly available channels.
SDGs are grand vision statements, universally accepted and based on common social good. Social entrepreneurs and changemakers should not only create impact metrics that align with them but also tell stories that reflect the spirit of the SDGs in the impact efforts of their organizations.
Impact investors are the evangelists of the social entrepreneurship ecosystem and they have a key role to play in the success of SDGs. By re-aligning their investment focus on social and economic outcomes defined under the SDGs, impact investors can encourage cross-functional and holistic social innovations.
Understanding why it is necessary to support ideas in the early stage for building a sustainable Social Enterprise and how its done at NSRCEL from Aakarsh Naidu, Director of Ecosystem Initiatives.
As with any project that your organization undertakes, embarking on a storytelling exercise needs you to prepare in advance to be more effective and to focus on specific outcomes. Here we have compiled a quick list of things you need to do to make a sound start.
Service Design revolves around the intangible aspects of your impact offering. A good service model digs deeper into the very ethics of your organisation, your philosophy and the cause you support to deliver a more sustainable and long-term impact.
Key pointers that social entrepreneurs should bear in mind while pitching to investors, recommended by influencers we spoke to.
Nonfiction impact filmmakers have an important role to play in bringing the work of social entrepreneurs in public consciousness. They need institutional support to do this and philanthropy organizations are best poised to extend that support.