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  • Lessons from an unpredictable future

    It’s not enough for social entrepreneurs to be opportunistic, you need to be systematic. Esmee Wilcox explains how Futures practice might help.

  • The challenges of building a social enterprise supply chain

    Celia Hodson and her daughters have just launched Hey Girls, a “buy one give one” social enterprise to tackle period poverty. Doing business for good, they believe, means buying from other social enterprises and ethical suppliers.

  • 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.

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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.