Replication, not innovation: Weekly roundup – April 26th 2013

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by David McGlashan

I thought it might be useful to roundup any useful links / articles etc that I’ve seen on my travels around the web each week. Not exactly a groundbreaking idea (and one that we have borrowed from elsewhere) but hopefully you’ll find something worthwhile that you may have missed!

1. Which legal structure is right for my social enterprise?

A commonly asked question! This is a useful report put together by Morrison Foerster and Trust Law examining the different options available when setting up a social enterprise and which provides a good starting point: http://bit.ly/1813vtS

2.  Profit Meets Purpose: Why Social Entrepreneurship Suggests a Possible Future for Global Capitalism

An interesting article from McKinsey’s head of social impact Denielle Sachs. http://huff.to/13wJ6JO

3.  Reminder – Ashoka Join Our Core applications close on May 3rd

Ashoka and Ben and Jerry’s Join Our Core competition closes on May 3rd – on offer is 10,000 Euros, 6 months of mentoring from @AshokaUK and a trip to Vermont : http://bit.ly/10dldTl

4.  Social Media Calendar: Concepts and Ideas Across Channels

As SSE’s marketeer, I’m always tools that will help our social media output.  This calendar is a useful way to plan how you are going to be delivering a message across a number of different channels.  Thanks to @charitychap for bringing it to my attention. http://bit.ly/ZM94ci

5.  10 of the Worst Examples of Management Speak

Amusing (and 100% accurate?) article from the Guardian.  I’m not telling you how many of these are regularly used at SSE. http://bit.ly/11FswHI


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

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