The current disruptions to how we work can make it tempting to juggle multiple tasks at once, while work and home life blend ever closer together. This week, pause for a moment and give your brain a breather.
Putting employees’ wellbeing at the front and centre is essential to the survival of any social enterprise, writes Mental Health First Aid England CEO – and there are few simple ways to put that into action during lockdown.
What does it take to grow a social business in the field of mental health? As the world grapples to understand the impact of Covid-19 on people's long-term wellbeing, three seasoned social entrepreneurs share their tips.
Practising mindfulness techniques can lead to greater calm, clarity and contentment – and even compassion. The boss of Headspace for Work (Europe) on why it's worth adding moments of quiet into your daily routine.
Lockdown has one upside: it's easier than ever to rub shoulders with social entrepreneurs and impact investors from around the world – without even leaving your desk. Here are 10 to add to your schedule.
PART ONE: Post-Covid, social entrepreneurs will be under even more pressure to get their business model right. This three-part series shows you how. First: what are the core components of any social enteprise, and what trade-offs need to be managed?
This week's tip from leadership coach and mindfulness teacher Tim Segaller: watch out for getting stuck in rapid reaction mode, and instead take the time to revisit and reconnect with the inspiration and vision behind your social venture.
How do you lead through upheaval and huge uncertainty? Zoe Portlock of London-based Bikeworks on revamping the business, giving restless cyclists a sense of purpose – and the unexpected lessons of life under lockdown.
In the first in our new series offering guidance, reflections and exercises to help social impact leaders through difficult times, leadership coach and mindfulness teacher Tim Segaller shares a simple exercise to help you rest and reboot.
What's it like leading a social enterprise through a global pandemic? Mike Curtin of DC Central Kitchen on a 'tremendous overhaul' of the business, his fears for the future, and why his long bike rides are more important than ever.
It’s got to be a busy time for Big White Wall, the purpose-driven mental health enterprise offering online support for millions of people suffering anxiety and depression. But for its chair Liam Black, the global existential crisis we’re facing is expressed much closer to home…
With more and more people living in lockdown, social enterprises working directly with vulnerable people are having to dramatically rethink how they work. We find out how three of them are adapting to a new situation.