Articles on the past, present… and possible futures of strategy, design, tech, and social innovation
12,000 social enterprises contribute $21.3 billion to the Australian economy and employ 206,000 people.
Reflecting on my highlights from SEWF 2022.
SydDT Meetup #64: Solve Problems That Matter with Ben Pecotich. How to design, build & launch your social enterprise idea.
This will be a soft launch of my book Solve Problems That Matter… which is all about how to design, build & launch your social enterprise idea.
Watch this space, I’m planning to get Solve Problems That Matter out into the world in October 2021.
I’m looking forward to teaching a class tomorrow as part of the Social Enterprise Series by ACU Co-Lab and curated by StartSomeGood.
We’re excited to be partnering with Sefa, Orange Compass, and Future Directors Institute to provide services to health and social service organisations as part of the NSW Government Social Sector Transformation Fund (SSTF).
Celebrating two years as a Social Entrepreneur-in-Residence as part of the multi-award winning CSI/UNSW Business School teaching team on the Social Entrepreneurship Practicum – a capstone project as part of a Master of Commerce.
Purpose and happiness. A couple of simple words that seem to have taken on the burden of so many connotations… At Dynamic4, the core of our purpose is to help create the conditions for happier people and communities. I guess I better explain myself.
I often talk about what running a good business means now. Operating ethically and sustainably is the minimum baseline and increasingly the expectation is that businesses include a clear social and environmental purpose – and ideally embed impact in their business model. Why?
A couple of weeks ago it was 25 years since I started my first office job at 17. Reflecting on the journey so far… Part 1 of this series covered the Westpac Years (1993-1998). Part 2 covers the AMP Years (1998-2001).
25 years ago today at the fresh age of 17, I started my first office job at Westpac. The beginning of my non-linear career in strategy, design, and tech. Now seems like a good time to reflect on the journey so far…
In Jetpack Step 6, the goal is to clarify what the end-to-end lifecycle and the interactions between customers and other key people who receive value from your solution look like.
Your goal in Jetpack Step 5 is to gain clarity on your legal structure and funding options. You’ll also aim to tell a comprehensive story about your idea and impact – to attract supporters, investors, and collaborators.