PART 5: “This should be one of the highlights of my career... but I'm hating it.” Liam Black recalls what it took to walk away from a top job with Jamie Oliver's Fifteen restaurant – and explains why finding the right “platform” for your purpose is vital.
PART 4: If you want to change the world through your business, at some point you'll need the courage to jump into the unknown – even when there are “bloody good reasons not to do so”. Imposter syndrome should not be one of those reasons.
PART 3: The world is full of “charlatans, greenwashers and Instagram lifestylers” keen for social change – as long as they themselves don't have to change. If you think you can solve the world’s problems, be brutally honest about your ‘why’.
PART 2: Shallow self-knowledge about what's driving you will crumble quickly when you face resistance. So: why you? Why do you care? Tough questions from the gloves-off mentor for aspiring social entrepreneurs.
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.
"Like the protagonist in this film, my parents experienced poverty, rejection and what felt like insurmountable obstacles when they came to the UK" – Social Value UK boss Isabelle Parasram OBE reveals the films, books and more that inspire her.
A mobile app developed by former gang members to help people in crisis has been used by millions. It's just one example of the hands-on 'systems work' people are taking to tackle the problems around them.
Learning how to sell is a challenge most social entrepreneurs don’t anticipate. Read this exclusive extract from Dr Roy Whitten and Scott Roy's new book Sell Well, Do Good. PLUS: Get a free copy of the e-book.