What makes a good leader? At Pioneers Post, we’re interested in a specific kind of leader: those who are both trying to make a difference and doing business differently. This month: award-winning founder, Susan Aktemel.
You want your programmes to reach an entirely new target group. Where do you start? For 140-year-old charity St John Ambulance, involving young people from “challenging” backgrounds has been a steep learning curve. Here’s what they’ve learned.
Want to manage relationships better, stay calm in a crisis and inspire others? Enter emotional intelligence – a key leadership skill for social entrepreneurs. Find out how to develop yours in this expert guide.
Empathy helps us resolve conflicts, create more productive teams and improve relationships with co-workers and customers. It's also an essential skill for social entrepreneurs – here's how to develop it.
IMPACT 101: Bewildered by buzzwords? Drowning in jargon? Webreak down the terminology and get back to basics with impact economy concepts. This time, Ingrid Abreu Scherer provides your Impact 101 on ‘social prescribing’.
Self-management helps you become the best “you”: hone this crucial skill and you'll earn trust, stay focused on your goals and look after yourself, too. Expert advice and resources for social entrepreneurs.
Social Enterprise UK's 2021 State of Social Enterprise Survey finds that UK organisations are shifting priorities towards mental health, that exporting has become more frequent – and that 61% of enterprises expect their workforce to grow next year.
The extreme pressure of running a social venture can hit hard: a quarter of business leaders surveyed recently said they'd had to take time off as a result. But what are the triggers – and how can social entrepreneurs avoid pushing themselves too far?
The transition to sustainable business models, if done properly, requires letting go of so much that it is actually a form of grief, writes Amina Ahmad. How, then, do we support business leaders through discomfort and loss?