Twitter Roundup: April 15 – Leadership don’ts, investment advice, and positive deviants
It’s important for entrepreneurs to be aware of what they need to do to gain investors’ trust and enthusiasm. The Guardian shares some of the ways that social entrepreneurs can attract investment to their businesses.
Google is supporting a social innovation fund based in the Pakistani IT organization P@sha. Currently in its early stages, the fund will be an incubator for ideas coming from university students or the general public.
With all the social enterprises out there, there is ample opportunity for businesses to support other businesses that share similar core values. UK-based Shop For Change aims to facilitate these exchanges by providing an online directory of social enterprises, searchable by business category and area.
In homage to “thinking-outside-the-box,” NetxtBillion reports that individuals known as “positive deviants” are often the catalysts for innovation. Entrepreneurs can create impact by building products based on the curiosity and innovation displayed by these deviants.
There are certain things that can bring a leader’s downfall, and the company along with it, according to Forbes.com’s blogger. Check out the list to see what leadership styles prevent an enterprise from succeeding.
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