“Innovation is merely creative masturbation” – Liam Black writes candidly about turning creative ideas into tangible business opportunities in the next extract of his book The Social Entrepreneur’s A to Z.
The overriding culture in public services is "to avoid failure at all costs rather than chasing the next big idea". Andrew Laird argues this must change and looks to the likes of Dyson and the traditional design and manufacturing sector for inspiration.
This week the 31st annual Volunteers’ Week aims to encourage millions of people across the UK to give up some of their time in the name of social impact. Code Club's Sarah Sheerman Chase offers her top tips on engaging volunteers online.
It's time for the young people of Africa to take charge of their destiny – but the continent's aspiring social entrepreneurs need more support, says a report launched yesterday at the Sankalp Africa Summit in Nairobi.
Liam Black tells it like it is and offers a wealth of advice at the launch of his latest book – the Social Entrepreneur's A-Z – on the second day of the UK's social investment conference Good Deals 2014.
With under a week to go until the UK's leading social investment conference, Good Deals 2014, we catch up with one of the key speakers Maff Potts to find out about his social investment hopes and frustrations.
Resilience, pragmatism and innovation are required to address the global heath epidemic that nobody is talking about: mental health. Chris Underhill spoke at the Emerge Conference about his pioneering work in the developing world.