Inspiration

Each week we seek out the best articles, videos and online resources to inspire you to evolve a business that is commercially successful, employee-friendly and socially aware. Visit this page regularly or sign up to our email newsletter to keep on top of the latest ideas.

How to make corporate purpose more than just corporate jargon

by Steve Fuller from The House on 11/07/2016

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Ethical Corporation

by Steve Fuller from The House, Bath on 28/02/2015

Unilever are talking about it, Triodos are funding it, so we have written an article about  it – we thought you might be interested in our article for Ethical Corporation.

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What does social enterprise mean to you?

by Multiple

The Guardian asked 50 people to tell us what social enterprise means to them. Take a look at the answers from these 50 voices including deputy prime minister Nick Clegg, Richard Branson and Sophi Tranchell. 

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How to: get the best performance from a team task

by Carol Deeb from Demand Media on 27/03/2014

Carol Deeb from Demand Media has outlined a series of steps that can be used as a guide for team tasks. As she explains, “Placing a group of experienced employees together does not guarantee the success of a team.” Step …

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How to: Keeping your social media current

by Anne Marie Marais from Digital Journal on 27/03/2014

In order for small businesses to remain current and maintain a loyal fanbase it is important to “keep up to date through all you do, including socal media.” Here are a list of the important points from an article written …

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How to: achieve happiness at work

by Paula Clapon from Get Hppy on 17/03/2014

Considering the amount of time we all spend at work, it is important we maximise the potential for positivity whilst we’re there. So how do we stay happy at work? Over at hppy.com, they have a few rules to guide …

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Personal Value Sort Cards

by W.R. Miller, J. C'de Baca & D.B. Matthews on 21/02/2014

Have you ever thought about what value you place on certain characteristics? Personal Value Sort Cards* are a popular way to determine which attributes you value the most. By using a pre-determined format you can learn what characteristics you prioritise …

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When hiring, first test and then review

by John Bateson, Jochen Wirtz, Eugene Burke, and Carly Vaughan from Harvard Business Review on 28/11/2013

Research has been carried out that highlights the burden of traditional recruitment processes. In some industries the turnaround of staff can almost reach 50%. This is a dangerously high number when each position could have a hundred of applicants. Take …

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