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Growth Planning | Grow a Social Enterprise

Key Elements of a Growth Plan

Intro A growth plan is a social enterprise’s articulated vision and rationale for how it will grow its business in the marketplace and scale its ability to achieve its mission. In order to develop a clearly articulated, compelling, and comprehensive growth plan, you will need to address at least the following considerations: Below, we explore […]

13 minutes | Leadership & Talent | Grow a Social Enterprise

Successful Executive Transitions

This second article addresses steps five to seven, which happen after the top executive has decided to leave. 

13 minutes | Leadership & Talent | Grow a Social Enterprise

Successful Successions Begin with the End in Mind

Succession planning begins with the end in mind.  The leader’s leaving is not the end; in fact, it is also a new beginning – for the departing leader, for their successor, and most importantly, for the organization and all its people.

15 minutes | Operations | Grow a Social Enterprise

CRM Software Analysis

This presentation provides a user-friendly summary of research conducted on different types of CRM (Customer Relationship Management) software available on the market.

24 minutes | Business Planning | Grow a Social Enterprise

Venture Criteria Tool

This Venture Criteria Bank & Template Tool can be used for ESEs to generate, refine, and prioritize a set of venture criteria that will enable them to meet their business, social, and operational goals.

10 minutes | Raising Capital & Fundraising | Grow a Social Enterprise

Corporate Sponsorship Overview

The strategic purpose of corporate sponsorship fundraising is to activate corporate responsibility through meaningful value propositions. Corporate Sponsorship is a common choice for ESEs as the business will already have corporate partners.

11 minutes | Raising Capital & Fundraising | Grow a Social Enterprise

Grants Overview

The strategic purpose of grant fundraising is to activate institutional generosity. Grants are a common choice for ESEs as workforce development is a priority of many grantmakers.

8 minutes | Business Planning | Grow a Social Enterprise

Customer Experience and Feedback Overview

Customer experience and feedback refers to formal ongoing processes to solicit customer feedback and incorporate insights into both business strategy and daily operations.

3 minutes | Employee Success Program | Grow a Social Enterprise

Program Fidelity Overview

Program fidelity refers to how closely a social enterprise executes its employee success program relative to planned activities, as well as the consistency in which it delivers program services across all locations and aspects of the social enterprise