Tagged - system change

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Opinion: Aspirations for social enterprise set the bar too low

Two common refrains – hoping for the day when “every business is a social enterprise”, and claiming that social entrepreneurship “is a verb, not a noun” – sound positive. In fact, they hold us back from true progress, says the Trico Charitable Foundation boss. 

Woman in garden

How to: harness complex systems for social change

Most systems we care about are complex – and devilishly difficult to redesign. But, if we can't be the 'architects' of new systems, can we be the 'gardeners' that tend them? The former GuideStar boss explains how in an extract from his new book.