42 episodes

Make An Impact Podcast is the podcast for you if you're a social entrepreneur or purpose led business owner, or desire to be one, and want to be inspired to make a bigger impact on people and the planet.Heidi Fisher MBE talks to social entrepreneurs who have set up all kinds of enterprises, and finds out more about how they are successfully running their social enterprises, and making a positive impact in the world.In the conversations you'll find out what they are doing so you can develop your social enterprise using their practical tips, why they do what they do, the impact their social enterprise has and how they measure their impact, and more.There's also exclusive interviews with Heidi where she shares her tips and knowledge around social enterprise and impact measurement.#socialenterprise #impactmeasurement

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Make An Impact Podcast is the podcast for you if you're a social entrepreneur or purpose led business owner, or desire to be one, and want to be inspired to make a bigger impact on people and the planet.Heidi Fisher MBE talks to social entrepreneurs who have set up all kinds of enterprises, and finds out more about how they are successfully running their social enterprises, and making a positive impact in the world.In the conversations you'll find out what they are doing so you can develop your social enterprise using their practical tips, why they do what they do, the impact their social enterprise has and how they measure their impact, and more.There's also exclusive interviews with Heidi where she shares her tips and knowledge around social enterprise and impact measurement.#socialenterprise #impactmeasurement

    A satnav to social impact with Sara Osterholzer, The Good Business Club

    A satnav to social impact with Sara Osterholzer, The Good Business Club

    Imagine not having to explain to people your mission to balance impact and profit. It's powerful and energising to work with people who get what you're doing and why .

    Sara Osterholzer co-founded the Good Business Club, an alternative business network fostering "collaboration connection and confidence for small, good business owners and freelancers who want to make a difference, as well as a living. " She's on a mission to reach 2021 budding impact entrepreneurs this year so they can start and scale "businesses that the world needs."

    In this episode she demystifies what good practice looks like, describes how she measures her impact and reveals her long-term goals. She also covers why she came to launch the Good Business Club and has advice for new entrepreneurs about mindset, purpose and direction.

    What next:
    Here's the impact measurement tool Sara mentions in the podcast.Visit The Good Business Club online and on Twitter.Heidi's new book shares everything she knows about impact measurement and management – and how to implement it in your organisation. Order your copy of Impact First – The Social Entrepreneur's Guide to Measuring, Managing and Growing Your Impact at https://www.makeanimpactcic.co.uk/my-book-impact-first

    • 25 min
    How hemp boosts social action and helps people find their purpose with Saif Bhoja, Huriah Hemp

    How hemp boosts social action and helps people find their purpose with Saif Bhoja, Huriah Hemp

    Saif Bhoja is founder of Huriah Hemp CIC, a youth-led organisation selling hemp and organic cotton products to businesses and consumers. It uses the sales to drive its social mission, empowering young people's creativity and self-esteem.Social action...

    • 24 min
    Swapping lunches for bunches of supercharged creativity with Marcella Tarable, Food for Thought

    Swapping lunches for bunches of supercharged creativity with Marcella Tarable, Food for Thought

    Marcella Tarable is the co founder of Food for Thought, an initiative which invites people from agencies to donate their skills to help a social enterprise or charity, in exchange for a nice lunch.Marcella says she wanted to found ways to "redeem her...

    • 19 min
    Igniting fires and combining worlds with film director Ravinol Chambers

    Igniting fires and combining worlds with film director Ravinol Chambers

    Video is like a match which starts the fire to cook a meal, says Ravinol Chambers. He's worked with numerous social enterprises, social investors and partners such as TedX London,  making stories which cross boundaries since 2009.Ravinol's debut...

    • 33 min
    Developing Essential Skills so People can Reach their Potential with Amy Eleftheriades

    Developing Essential Skills so People can Reach their Potential with Amy Eleftheriades

    Amy Eleftheriades has worked with children, young people and vulnerable adults in social care, health and education for over twenty years.A qualified teacher, Amy founded and runs Alpha Inclusion and Communication, which works with neurodivergent young...

    • 25 min
    Economic, Environmental and Tech Impact for Social Entrepreneurs

    Economic, Environmental and Tech Impact for Social Entrepreneurs

    Tiny changes in how you use technology can make a profound impact on your carbon footprint.By thinking about the entire life cycle of a product, from raw materials to what happens when it really can't serve its original purpose, social and...

    • 24 min

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