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  • Five reasons why mindfulness is an ideal tool for social entrepreneurs

    The self-awareness practices of mindfulness enable social entrepreneurs to lead with inspiration, develop more effective relationships and design more innovative solutions, says Gretchen Ki Steidle.

  • Three top sales tips for social enterprises

    Using the wrong sales techniques can make buying and selling a miserable experience – even if you have a life-changing product. Scott Roy gives his three top tips for social enterprises to get their products to the right people.

  • Good Stories: Better comms for social enterprises

    Got a great social enterprise story to tell? Good Stories, the marketing and comms conference, was packed full of inspiration and expert tips for improving your communications.

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Learning to lead

Are you an aspiring chief executive? Matt Townsend says leadership is no great mystery. Take every opportunity to learn from people around you – and practise your skills.

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Challenging Leadership: redefining success

Is the goal rather than your commitment the problem? In a new series scrutinising key challenges that social enterprise leaders face, Terri McBride shares how she and her colleagues have helped senior staff reflect upon and realign their aims to get results.

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How to close a charity

Facing the decision to close a charity will inevitably involve a lot of soul searching. Imelda Redmond, former CEO of childcare charity 4Children, offers five tips towards a brighter future for everyone involved.

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Day in the Life: Martin Leuw

The entrepreneur behind business accelerator Growth4Good made his fortune in software services. He now puts both his energy and money into growing social enterprises.