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Adrian Ashton's Blog – February 2010 Archive (3)

if you could have your time again... life lessons for social entrepreneurs

There’s a regular feature in a private business management magazine that asks prominent business leaders each issue if, with hindsight, they’d have done anything differently if they had their time again.

Recently, at a networking event organised by Social Enterprise Yorkshire & Humber and Unltd, I had the opportunity to ask a panel of prominent and successful social entrepreneurs what they, if they had their time again, and with the benefit of hindsight, might do differently.…


Added by Adrian Ashton on February 28, 2010 at 16:19 — No Comments

does your legal form make you a social enterprise?

The current launch of the national social enterprise mark has brought to the fore once again the issue of how we identify and recognise social enterprise.

Many argue that in order to be a 'true' social enterprise, your organisation must exhibit specific characteristics and that these must be present in one of a number of limited legal forms (limited in number and choice, that is) - asset locks, accountability to more than just investors, controls on how profits and used and…


Added by Adrian Ashton on February 15, 2010 at 18:09 — 7 Comments

the most taboo social enterprise issue?

most taboo subject about #socent? the fetizisation of 'scaling up' -

Added by Adrian Ashton on February 3, 2010 at 12:18 — No Comments


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