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Role of service design and design in general in social change and entrepreneurship.
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The Pattern Technology of Christopher Alexander | Metropolis POV | Metropolis Magazine

The Pattern Technology of Christopher Alexander | Metropolis POV | Metropolis Magazine | Designing Social Change | Scoop.it
Metropolis examines contemporary life through design--architecture, interior design, product design, graphic design, crafts, planning, and preservation.
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How to Tell Your Story for Impact

How to Tell Your Story for Impact | Designing Social Change | Scoop.it

His first piece of advice: Skip the boring preamble (“Hello, my name is Marsha and I’m here to tell you about XYZ Company”) and parachute straight into the dramatic heart of the narrative.

 

Another important rule is to “follow Goldilocks” – that is, to think carefully about how much detail to include; not too much and not too little.

 

Among Schramm’s other “habits of concise storytelling”:
- Connect with individuals.

- As in music, silence is effective.

- Don’t read or memorize the manuscript, nor try to speak off-the-cuff.

- Use PowerPoint wisely

- Know your AIM: audience, intent, and message.

- Do use personal anecdotes, self-deprecating humor, and accessible language.


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Managing Social Entrepreneurship

Managing Social Entrepreneurship | Designing Social Change | Scoop.it
Just like managing a traditional business enterprise, managing social entrepreneurship can be a challenging task.

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How do you become a Social Entrepreneur?

How do you become a Social Entrepreneur? | Designing Social Change | Scoop.it

Many people are interested in the idea of social entrepreneurship and changing the world, but don't know hot do do it. Here are five steps or tips to become a social entrepreneur !


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Shareable: Can Design for Social Innovation Help Change Business?

Shareable: Can Design for Social Innovation Help Change Business? | Designing Social Change | Scoop.it
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Commission’s “responsible business” package remains stuck in old concepts

Commission’s “responsible business” package remains stuck in old concepts | Designing Social Change | Scoop.it

"The European Commission presented on 25 October a package of measures to support social entrepreneurship, reduce red tape for small businesses and make the extracting and logging industry more transparent in its reporting of activities with foreign governments."


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Business Models Beyond Profit - Social Entrepreneurship Lecture

Slides of a 3h Lecture I gave at Jacobs University, Bremen, Germany for the impACT program. Examples include Kiva, Grameen Bank, Wise and many more. (You are in the non profit business? Ever thought about business models?

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Contact Summit: How Can Technology Accelerate Social Evolution?

Contact Summit: How Can Technology Accelerate Social Evolution? | Designing Social Change | Scoop.it
What is the true potential of a networked planet? How do we use all this great social technology to develop a new operating system for society - one that creates abundance, sustainability, and last...
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