#7 Flying Pigs at Number 20

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#7 Flying Pigs at Number 20 Week 7 of posts to inspire you in your leadership journey and through the week.  These spiritual window-shoppers, who idly ask, ‘How much is that?’ Oh, I’m just looking. They handle a hundred items and put them down, shadows with no capital. What is spent is love and two eyes wet with weeping. But these …

#6 Flying Pigs at Number 20

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Week 6 of posts to inspire you in your leadership journey and through the week.  When things fall apart The golden wings of opportunity swoop down To guide you. Because now’s your chance to fly To f*cking soar. To change direction. To go exactly where you want, for a change. Yes. Or— You can continue grasping for the already broken pieces. …

More about SEFA

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Earlier this year I interviewed Hanna Ebeling, Relationship Manager at Social Enterprise Finance Australia (SEFA). Listen to the interview to learn more about SEFA and some handy insights about social finance, the SEFA selection process and ways for social enterprise to survive and thrive. [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/196052544?secret_token=s-5IB4g” params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /]

Are you losing sleep over funding?

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Is funding, or more so the financial sustainability of your organisation, idea or project keeping you awake at night? If you have been reliant on government funding to exist over the past years you’ll know, without a doubt that the marketplace is shifting. Some funding categories have even opened up to commercial tender and let’s face it a small Non …

Baby-Tooth “forget the government”

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This track from Baby-tooth (Sam Jarrett) who I met at ‘the Youthie’, a highly innovative youth centre in Nambucca Heads (NSW). It’s so inspiring to hear the message of freedom – self-determination and appreciation of family and community come from such a young person. Thanks Baby-Tooth, I feel the fire in my belly again. CHECK IT OUT (warning, explicit content): Forget …