5 Reasons to Start Before You’re Ready When You Want to Make an Impact

There are often a million reasons to put off launching your big idea, or the next phase of building out your impactful business… Like you need to wait until you’ve saved x dollars… until you finally pick a solid direction to go… until you get a website published… until you have the perfect about page…

Continue Reading →

12 Inspiring Examples of Manifestos for Change

Ever wondered to yourself, “What is a manifesto and does my impact-driven brand need to have one?” Some of the most memorable and successful companies are loud and proud to share exactly what they stand for. This often means declaring the values and philosophies that guide decisions made by leadership and employees every day. This…

Continue Reading →

Resource Roundup – January 2017

MINDSET How well do I really know the problem I’m working on solving? Do I have lived experience that helps me truly understand it in all its complexity? Who are potential and unlikely collaborators that I haven’t considered yet? These are all questions that come up when reading Daniela Papi-Thornton’s research on ‘Tackling Heropreneurship’. In this…

Continue Reading →

Social Enterprise Trends in 2017

Last year around this time, I sat down and took a few moments to reflect on 2015, and how I thought the social enterprise ecosystem would evolve and transform in 2016. As every ecosystem shifts and adapts with the seasons, so to has the landscape of social enterprise continued it path of change; we are…

Continue Reading →

Gifts That Give 2016 – Guide for Conscious Giving

I don’t know about you, but the holiday season came fast this year!  All of a sudden, there was snow on the ground, the neighbourhoods filled with Christmas lights, and my shopping list for gifts was left entirely unfulfilled. Last year I compiled the first Gifts That Give collection of holiday gift ideas that give back…

Continue Reading →

The Sedge’s new 3-year look: LIMITLESS

“It’s easy to keep track of what art is by what it’s not. It’s not following a manual, reading a dummies book, looking for a map. It tends to be people who work with a compass instead. Who have an understanding of true north and are willing to solve a problem in an interesting way.”…

Continue Reading →

Avoid These 3 Pitfalls When Collaborating

If you caught my last couple videos you’ll know that I am a big fan of collaboration. You will have heard me talk about the benefits and pluses of working in partnership with others to achieve your impact goals. In this video I want to talk about… the dark side.   When things go wrong.…

Continue Reading →

Why Your Assumptions About Collaboration Are Wrong

This is a topic almost every social entrepreneur views as being extremely important.  BUT, it’s also a topic many people struggle with.  What is it? COLLABORATION! As you most likely know from first hand experience, collaboration is often much easier said than done.  You might even know this from first hand experience! I believe that social…

Continue Reading →

My Inception Story – the windy path of how this all came to be

“Did you spend the afternoon talking about your periods?” The man to whom I report in my commercial banking role chuckles to himself at his witty remark as I stiffen up and try to gauge how red my face is getting. Inside, my thoughts race but I keep my expression cool (I think). Still taking…

Continue Reading →

Social Enterprise Trends in 2016

As I reflect on how the social enterprise ecosystem has grown and shifted over the past year, I found myself looking forward to consider how it might continue to evolve. Below are my best ‘hunches’, and hopes, for how the landscape will take shape in 2016… Entering the Mainstream Having had an ear to the social…

Continue Reading →

Page 4 of 9