The 6 Habits of Highly Effective Social Entrepreneurs

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The 6 Habits of Highly Effective Social Entrepreneurs

  1. 1. 6 The Habits of ^Highly EffectiveS O C I A LEntrepreneurs
  2. 2. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.Aristotle
  3. 3. # 1 b itHa Social Entrepreneurs Develop S OLUTIONS S
  4. 4. They don’t just“make some noise”and ask fordonations andsignatures.
  5. 5. They come up withnew solutions...especially those thatBREAK PATTERNSand change systems.
  6. 6. And they do thisover and over again.
  7. 7. S OLUTIONSS
  8. 8. S OLUTIONSS
  9. 9. S OLUTIONSS
  10. 10. They’re always asking“How can things be better?”
  11. 11. "Social entrepreneurs are not content just to give a fish or teach how to fish.They will not rest untilthey have revolutionizedthe fishing industry."Ashoka founder Bill Drayton
  12. 12. # 2 b itHa Social Entrepreneurs Measure O UTCOMES O
  13. 13. They know the difference between Outputs vs. Outcomes your effort - your impact -number of widgets how the world is you sell better
  14. 14. If you’rehelping people, are they healthier,richer, happier,more skilled oreducated, etc.?
  15. 15. If you’re helping theenvironment, is itcleaner, more protected,more biodiverse, etc.?
  16. 16. increased income?O UTCOMES
  17. 17. fewerdeaths? O UTCOMES
  18. 18. better health?O UTCOMES
  19. 19. fewer cars?O UTCOMES
  20. 20. They measure outcomes and manage their success by OUTCOMES not outputs.
  21. 21. “If you cant measure it, you cant manage it. If you cant manage it, you cant deliver it. If you cant deliver it,you have no social value.” David HunterNonprofit management consultant
  22. 22. # 3 b itHa Social Entrepreneurs Establish C hange Models C
  23. 23. They know SOLUTIONS don’tautomatically lead to OUTCOMES S≠O The world is more complicated!
  24. 24. Change requires PROCESS,not just PRODUCT.So you need toestablish andvalidatechange models...your formulas forchange.
  25. 25. S + A + B + C... = O And it needs to be repeatable and scalable.
  26. 26. Business vs. Change Models Modelsprofit change
  27. 27. Solar lantern ≠ Less Indoor Pollution
  28. 28. Solar lantern + microloan + warranty = Less Indoor Pollution
  29. 29. Lantern +charging station + warranty = Less Indoor Pollution
  30. 30. C hange ModelC
  31. 31. If you can’t explain it simply,you don’t understand it well enough.
  32. 32. # 4 b itHa Social Entrepreneurs Practice I nclusion I
  33. 33. They’ve learned the hard wayto create change WITH not FOR.
  34. 34. They design and implementsolutions WITH input andinvolvement of beneficiaries.
  35. 35. Grameen Bank They even involve beneficiaries as owners, employees and evangelists. Invisible Children’s ME ND
  36. 36. Because the rules of INNOVATION have changed.
  37. 37. Design WITH not FOR!II nclusion
  38. 38. Design WITH not FOR!II nclusion
  39. 39. If you want to go fast, go alone.If you want to go far, go together. ~ African Proverb ~
  40. 40. # 5 b itHa Social Entrepreneurs Leverage A ssets A
  41. 41. They know investors don’t fund IDEAS. They fund RESULTS.
  42. 42. So the key to initialsuccess is notBUSINESS PLANS.It’s your ownBOOTSTRAPS.
  43. 43. Learn to leverage existing ASSETS...
  44. 44. People Skills AssetsResources Networks Organizations
  45. 45. A ssetsA
  46. 46. A ssetsA
  47. 47. A ssetsA
  48. 48. Use success to build more success. That’s the way the world works.
  49. 49. Do what you canwith what you have where you are. ~ Teddy Roosevelt ~
  50. 50. # 6 b itHa Social Entrepreneurs Think L ong-term L
  51. 51. Real change stands the test of time.That means solutions need to last.
  52. 52. And they need to be sustainable... financially ecologically
  53. 53. Social entrepreneurs are always thinking YEARS ahead... What solutions do we need10 or 20 years into the future?
  54. 54. L ong-term: SpreadL
  55. 55. SURGICAL SAFETY CHECKLIST (FIRST EDITION) Before induction of anaesthesia Before skin incision Before patient leaves operating room SIGN IN TIME OUT SIGN OUT PATIENT HAS CONFIRMED CONFIRM ALL TEAM MEMBERS HAVE NURSE VERBALLY CONFIRMS WITH THE • IDENTITY INTRODUCED THEMSELVES BY NAME AND TEAM: • SITE ROLE • PROCEDURE THE NAME OF THE PROCEDURE RECORDED • CONSENT SURGEON, ANAESTHESIA PROFESSIONAL AND NURSE VERBALLY CONFIRM THAT INSTRUMENT, SPONGE AND NEEDLE SITE MARKED/NOT APPLICABLE • PATIENT COUNTS ARE CORRECT (OR NOT • SITE APPLICABLE) ANAESTHESIA SAFETY CHECK COMPLETED • PROCEDURE HOW THE SPECIMEN IS LABELLED PULSE OXIMETER ON PATIENT AND FUNCTIONING ANTICIPATED CRITICAL EVENTS (INCLUDING PATIENT NAME) DOES PATIENT HAVE A: SURGEON REVIEWS: WHAT ARE THE WHETHER THERE ARE ANY EQUIPMENT CRITICAL OR UNEXPECTED STEPS, PROBLEMS TO BE ADDRESSED KNOWN ALLERGY? OPERATIVE DURATION, ANTICIPATED NO BLOOD LOSS? SURGEON, ANAESTHESIA PROFESSIONAL YES AND NURSE REVIEW THE KEY CONCERNS ANAESTHESIA TEAM REVIEWS: ARE THERE FOR RECOVERY AND MANAGEMENT DIFFICULT AIRWAY/ASPIRATION RISK? ANY PATIENT-SPECIFIC CONCERNS? OF THIS PATIENT NO YES, AND EQUIPMENT/ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE NURSING TEAM REVIEWS: HAS STERILITY (INCLUDING INDICATOR RESULTS) BEEN RISK OF >500ML BLOOD LOSS CONFIRMED? ARE THERE EQUIPMENT (7ML/KG IN CHILDREN)? ISSUES OR ANY CONCERNS? NO YES, AND ADEQUATE INTRAVENOUS ACCESS HAS ANTIBIOTIC PROPHYLAXIS BEEN GIVEN AND FLUIDS PLANNED WITHIN THE LAST 60 MINUTES? YES NOT APPLICABLE IS ESSENTIAL IMAGING DISPLAYED? YES NOT APPLICABLETHIS CHECKLIST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE COMPREHENSIVE. ADDITIONS AND MODIFICATIONS TO FIT LOCAL PRACTICE ARE ENCOURAGED. L ong-term: Spread L
  56. 56. Scale outcomes,not organizations.
  57. 57. If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of 10 years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people. ~ Confucius ~
  58. 58. In summary...
  59. 59. Social Entrepreneurs... Develop S OLUTIONSMeasure O UTCOMES OEstablish C HANGE MODELS C Practice I NCLUSIONLeverage A SSETS Think L ONG-TERM
  60. 60. Social Entrepreneurship is about...Developing S OLUTIONSthat lead to O UTCOMES O using C HANGE MODELS C that are I NCLUSIVE A SSET-BASED and L ONG-LASTING
  61. 61. To learn moreabout the six habits and download multimedia and toolkits for each, visit socialcreatives.org
  62. 62. “How is the worlddifferent because you are here?” Bill Drayton Founder, Ashoka
  63. 63. Charles Tsaicharles@socialcreatives.org www.socialcreatives.org
  64. 64. Social Creatives Workshops We offer social innovation workshops tailored to secondary school and university students. •Social Entrepreneurship 101 •Six Habits of Highly Effective SOCIAL Entrepreneurs •Impact Dashboards - How to Demonstrate Measurable Change •Business Models for Social Change
  65. 65. Charles Tsai Social Entrepreneurship EducatorCharles Tsai is a journalist, writer, speaker and consultant for social entrepreneurs. A former reporter and producer for CNN,Charles ventured into the social sector to help youth design and implement theirown solutions for change. He then helped Ashoka launch its first global campaigns to support youth-led social ventures.Now, he has launched SOCIAL Creatives, a new framework to learn, teach and practice social entrepreneurship.

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