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This is a podcast for social enterprises and entrepreneurs in health from www.entreprenurses.net

Entreprenurses Dave Dawes

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This is a podcast for social enterprises and entrepreneurs in health from www.entreprenurses.net

    Firestarter Podcast 14 - Part 5 of Creating a Nurse-led Social Enterprise in Health

    Firestarter Podcast 14 - Part 5 of Creating a Nurse-led Social Enterprise in Health

    This is the Firestarter Podcast which is the world's first podcast for social enterprises in health. This podcast is the first of a 5-part workshop on "How to create a nurse-led social enterprise in health" run by Dave Dawes from Entreprenurses Community Interest Company. If you would like to attend future versions of this free course, please click here. The podcast covers: Money is important but it isn't worth focussing all your attention on If you plan carefully, you can have a business collapse and keep your house and start a new social enterprise The fear and the risk is manageable and you get the chance to save the world Getting in touch with real quality of life For some people the risk is so great they are too afraid to make the leap Explaining the change and innovation curve: a) Innovators (about 2.5%) b) Early adopters (about 10%) c) Early majority (about 37%) d) Late majority (about 37%) e) Laggards (about 12.5%) Your first paying clients will be innovators and you should market to them through personal contact You move to early adopters through their contacts with innovators and by proving that your service works You shouldn't use mass media or traditional advertising until you are at the early majority stage There are lots of potential NHS commissioners - much more than just your local PCT You need to be careful when you are planning your escape Podcast 14 - This can be downloaded here (32 Mb) The music is "Fire Dance" by djbouly and is brought to you under a creative commons licence.

    Firestarter Podcast 13 - Part 4 of Creating a Nurse-led Social Enterprise in Health

    Firestarter Podcast 13 - Part 4 of Creating a Nurse-led Social Enterprise in Health

    This is the Firestarter Podcast which is the world's first podcast for social enterprises in health. This podcast is the fourth of a 5-part workshop on "How to create a nurse-led social enterprise in health" run by Dave Dawes from Entreprenurses Community Interest Company. If you would like to attend future versions of this free course, please click here. The podcast covers: Introduction to marketing Why marketing isn't just advertising and public relations How to work out your start-up capital from your market information How to pick your co-founders and why they need to be as dedicated to the business as you The Napkin Business Plan a) What is it you will do? b) What is the market and demand? c) Who are your competitors? d) What is your pricing? e) How much will you make? f) How much will it cost? g) Who is your founding team? h) How much start up capital do you need? It is rare to set up a social enterprise without using 1 or 2 as start-up fundin If you run a social enterprise you risk losing your house Why your house is still at risk even with a company limited by shares or guarantees Why you will almost certainly need to personally guarantee any business loans or overdrafts Sources of start-up funding (from easiest to hardest to get): 1) Your money (savings or personal loan) 2) Borrowing from friends and family 3) Banks (overdrafts and loans) 4) Grants 5) Equity It is rare to set up a social enterprise without using 1 or 2 as start-up funding Dealing with £95,000 of personal debt There isn't a risk-free way of keeping your house whether you are an entrepreneur or not Dealing with fear and guilt Why you want to be very very fussy about who your bank manager is The smaller you start your social enterprise, the easier it is to raise money and the easier it is to learn quickly from mistakes. Podcast 13 - This can be downloaded here (21 Mb) The music is "Fire Dance" by djbouly and is brought to you under a creative commons licence.

    Firestarter Podcast 12 - Part 3 of Creating a Nurse-led Social Enterprise in Health

    Firestarter Podcast 12 - Part 3 of Creating a Nurse-led Social Enterprise in Health

    This is the Firestarter Podcast which is the world's first podcast for social enterprises in health. This podcast is the third of a 5-part workshop on "How to create a nurse-led social enterprise in health" run by Dave Dawes from Entreprenurses Community Interest Company. If you would like to attend future versions of this free course, please click here. The podcast covers: Who has the power and control on your social enterprise? How many directors should you start with? How members can overturn the decisions of the directors and even remove them - the "Doris the Cleaner" effect Why founders are sometimes sacked from their own board Who do you want to be accountable to? The interesting clauses in Entreprenurses CIC - the "nuclear button" Fundraising is much much easier as a registered charity (and Dave's 204 rejection letters) Why social enterprises fail (and 50% of them do in the first 4 years) The main reasons that social enterprises fail are Cashflow, Tax and VAT issues, Too low profit margins, Keeping unproductive employees and Market shifts Why cashflow is the number 1 cause of social enterprise failure Why you need to choose your bank manager very carefully The most common tax mistakes businesses make What social firms are Why most business plans are a load of tosh The best plans are created between the 1st pint and the 7th pint The barstool test for your mission statement Podcast 12 - This can be downloaded here (33 Mb) The music is "Fire Dance" by djbouly and is brought to you under a creative commons licence.

    Firestarter Podcast 11 - Part 2 of Creating a Nurse-led Social Enterprise in Health

    Firestarter Podcast 11 - Part 2 of Creating a Nurse-led Social Enterprise in Health

    This is the Firestarter Podcast which is the world's first podcast for social enterprises in health. This podcast is the second of a 5-part workshop on "How to create a nurse-led social enterprise in health" run by Dave Dawes from Entreprenurses Community Interest Company. If you would like to attend future versions of this free course, please click here. The podcast covers: Pros and cons of different legal structures of social enterprises Setting up a company can be quick an easy Guide to Community Interest Companies and asset locks The key difference between "limited by shares" and "limited by guarantee" How equity investment works and why it won't work with some company structures There is no perfect model and how to judge your legal adviser How to judge a business advisor Why most directors get struck off Podcast 11 - This can be downloaded here (31 Mb) The music is "Fire Dance" by djbouly and is brought to you under a creative commons licence.

    Firestarter Podcast 10 - Part 1 of Creating a Nurse-led Social Enterprise in Health

    Firestarter Podcast 10 - Part 1 of Creating a Nurse-led Social Enterprise in Health

    This is the Firestarter Podcast which is the world's first podcast for social enterprises in health. This podcast is the first of a 5-part workshop on "How to create a nurse-led social enterprise in health" run by Dave Dawes from Entreprenurses Community Interest Company. If you would like to attend future versions of this free course, please click here. The podcast covers: What is a social enterprise? Definitions of social enterprise and how it is different from the public and private sector What is your underlying business model? The difference between corporate social responsibility and social enterprise Finding profitable areas to work in Are social enterprises competing unfairly with the private sector? Will the NHS support a long-term profit-based model? The problem with being commissioned by only one organisation (monopsony) The economics of fair trade and social enterprises How do you measure your social good? Podcast 10 - This can be downloaded here (34 Mb) The music is "Fire Dance" by djbouly and is brought to you under a creative commons licence.

    Firestarter Podcast 9 - Social entrepreneur bloggers

    Firestarter Podcast 9 - Social entrepreneur bloggers

    This is the Firestarter Podcast which is the world's first podcast for social enterprises in health. This is an impromptu podcast from the Shine Unconference Last weekend. It features a host of social entrepreneur blogger, including: Dave Dawes - entreprenurses.blogspot.com Nic Temple - sse.org.uk/blog Greg Villalobos - blogcreator.co.uk Rob Greenland - thesocialbusiness.co.uk Rachel Slade - unltdworld.com Darragh Doyle - darraghdoyle.com Ben Matthews - puddingrelations.blogspot.com Maureen Bowes - weinspireothers.com & peopleintelligence.com Nicola Jones - unltdworld.comThe podcast covers: Meeting and networking with people via their blog Making time for creating and following blogs How blogs can raise the profile of your social enterprise The role of blog comments and blog readership Corporate vs personal/informal blogging styles How to start blogging (typepad, wordpress, etc) The pros and cons of Twitter (the scary world of microblogging) Is mobile blogging the next evolution? Finding out that lots more people read your blog than you thought Dealing with information overload and using blogreaders and RSS feeds Using blogs to share ideas, develop ideas and create collaborations How UnLtdworld works Why some people like blogs, other like podcats, others like forums, others like twitter - the role of people's personality preference and learning stylePodcast 9 - This can be downloaded here (35 Mb) The music is "Fire Dance" by djbouly and is brought to you under a creative commons licence.

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