Everything tagged “Growth”

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    Insuring for social impact


    How can we unlock funds to speed up impact investment in emerging markets? Here Jon Huggett, founder of Third Foundation and chair of the Social Innovation Exchange, introduces a new insurance innovation designed to create social impact in development.   … Continued

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    Be ready to replicate

    Be ready to replicate

    The International Centre for Social Franchising tackles the issue of scale; its mission is to help the most successful social impact projects replicate. Here at ICSF we speak to hundreds of projects about their potential to scale up their impact … Continued

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    SWOT Analysis

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      SWOT stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats. A SWOT analysis can be carried out for a specific project, organisation or even a whole sector. This analysis leads to a richer understanding of what the project or organisation can … Continued

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    Business Model Canvas


      The Business Model Canvas is a one page overview that lays out both what you do (or want to do), and how you go about doing it; enabling structured conversations around management and strategy by laying out the crucial … Continued

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    Promises & Potential Map

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      The Promises & Potential Map is a simple way to define your added value by mapping the relationship between what you do and who you are doing it for. The tool provides a diagram on which you can plot … Continued

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    Fast Idea Generator

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      This tool allows a team to generate ideas by looking at a problem or opportunity from a range of perspectives. This helps come up with new ideas for potential solutions, and also strengthens current offerings, as it challenges it from … Continued

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    Improvement Triggers

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      Improvement Triggers provides a collection of questions which can be used to help you look at your work a bit differently. Inspired by the tool ‘SCAMPER’ (Eberle B. 1997), these questions are designed to provoke you into new ways … Continued

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    Marketing Mix

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      ‘Marketing’ what you do doesn’t have to mean selling it. The Marketing Mix will help you do this, if that’s your goal, but it’s also useful for defining the different ways in which people might form opinions about your … Continued

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    Business Plan

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      A Business Plan is just that: a structured description of how you do what you do. The plan needs to articulate the problem the business proposes to solve, a vision for how that will be accomplished, and what uniquely … Continued

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    Scaling Plan

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      Once a project or pilot has been successfully implemented, the next step is to build upon this success by sustaining and growing it further. Essentially this means extending the reach of your work to a bigger population. There are … Continued