Have I got Social Enterprise News for You… 23.08.13

Ahead of the bank holiday weekend, here’s this week’s social enterprise useful links.  Bonus points if you’ve watched all 11 TED talks and read the 8 recommended books by Tuesday.

Top 11 TED talks on how the power of social entrepreneurship is changing the world

@YourStorydotin posted this excellent link this week, with some cracking TED talks about social entrepreneurship.  The post also raises an important question: are top 11s the new top 10s?

DIY Charity Website Building Toolkit

This is a brilliant guide on how to build a charity website, posted on the Charity and Biscuits website.  There are some cracking posts on the blog too, if you are into all things digital…

Green Entrepreneurship in Action: A Learning Journey for Ethical Business Pioneers

SSE Dartington and Schumacher College have teamed up to offer a course for green entrepreneurs, starting in October.  The course is a six month action-learning journey and includes a one week residential intensive at Schumacher College.

SE Alley – third birthday party!

Social Enterprise Alley celebrated it’s third birthday this week, with an event at Unpackaged, London.  If you’d like to get meet some fellow social entrepreneurs for an informal drink and a chat, click the link above to join their Facebook group or follow them on Twitter. @sealley

Eight Social Entrepreneurs Tell Their Personal Stories

If you are looking for some bank holiday reading material, Stanford Social Innovation Review have picked eight recommended books by social entrepreneurs who are telling their story.  My recommendation?  The Blue Sweater is fantastically inspiring.

This post is by SSE’s Enterprise Officer, David McGlashan. You can follow him on Twitter @davemcglashan

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