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  • What a sofa outside a pub has to teach us about good governance

    Social sector leaders can learn much from the difficult – and sometimes unexpected – conversations, writes Bob Thust, in his latest column on good governance.

  • Guilty of ‘show up and throw up’ selling? Use stories instead

    Very few people think of storytelling when they talk to prospective customers – but they can be powerful way to clinch a deal. The sales experts at Whitten & Roy Partnership explain why.

  • Five social media trends for 2019

    Social media platforms update their rules all the time. Tighten up those Tweets and get your Stories sorted with this primer from the experts at Lightful.

  • Start-ups: Learning to be brave and bold

    Starting a business based on your own passions can be highly personal – making every criticism feel like a punch in the stomach. The co-founder of Dot Project shares a warts-and-all account of the company's first two 'rollercoaster' years.

  • “If your story's good, other people will tell it for you”

    A successful social business needs a strong brand to win trust from customers and supporters. Insights from the award-winning Philosophy Foundation.

Nathanael Molle portrait

Day in the Life: Nathanaël Molle

Pioneers Post meets the co-founder of Waya, which uses AI to improve access to information for refugees, and formerly of Singa, which connects refugees with their host communities.

Migrateful chef

Migrateful: Recipes rebuilding lives

Migrateful brings together refugee, migrant and asylum-seekers and London foodies looking for new experiences. What are the next steps towards a sustainable business model?

Michael Brown and Mark Hicken

Two’s Company: Michael Brown and Mark Hicken

To kick off our new series looking at social enterprise and corporate collaboration, we meet the bosses of food education business Empower to Cook and global pharmaceutical brand Janssen, who unite around the role of the family.