30 Oct

Floating Schools – FOCUS Foods Inc – Why Not Charity? – TRP004

Social Enterprise Podcast by Agrego

Richard, Joshua & Gareth are back for another episode of the social enterprise podcast, Redefine.

Note: if you can’t see the links below then visit us at bit.ly/redefine004

This week on The Redefine Podcast (TRP) we discuss:

Rededinitions of the Week:

Social Enterprise Heroes of the Week: 

Watch FOCUS Foods Inc Video Here

Agrego’s wins and losses of the week along with Richard making Josh sound like a complete jerk.

And finally our controversial topic:

Why Not Charity? 

Reach out to us on social media at:

  • facebook.com/projectagrego
  • twitter.com/project_agrego
  • twitter.com/JoshuaBMaddox
  • twitter.com/RichardMands
  • twitter.com/GarethSidwell

Ask questions on social media or use hashtags:

  • #RedefinePodcast
  • #ProjectAgrego
14 Oct

Disappointment – The Social Entrepreneur’s Playbook – MVP’s — TRP002 

Social Enterprise Podcast

Disappointment seems to be in the air in the 2nd episode of The Redefine Podcast, let’s hope that doesn’t extend to our listeners!

Redefinition of the Week: 

A certain British Media Outlet is redefined as “Disappointment”.

Social Enterprise Hero of the Week:

Joshua’s Hero of the Week:

Ian C. MacMillan & James D. Thompson, Co-authors of The Social Entrepreneur’s Playbook. Joshua discusses the half read book and some comparisons to Lean methodologies.

Richard’s Hero of the Week:

“Social Entrepreneurship” as a whole for the comparatively positive proportion of women in leadership positions in social enterprises and social businesses vs. solely for profit SME’s and FTSE companies.

Main Discussions: 

  • Why twitter is a thing
  • Media Bias
  • Minimal Viable Products and how they relate to social outcomes & even podcasts.

 

06 Oct

The Swede – Gun Control – Social Enterprise – TRP001

Redefine_Podcast_Episode_1

In our very first episode of The Redefine Podcast ( TRP ), Richard Mands & Joshua Maddox are joined by Gareth Sidwell and Michael Burrows.

The “Redefinition of the Week

“The Swede”.

Ikea considers allowing all staff to move to 4 day work weeks while at the same time Sweden considers moving the entire country to 6 hour work days.

Links promised during the podcast on 4 day work weeks:

CNN Money Article

Business Insider Article 

Thinkprogress.org on Treehouse 4 Day Work Weeks

Herox.com Platform for Social Competitions

Visit Herox.com ( We’re not affiliated, we just love their service, product and attitudes!)

Herox Competitions By Domogo:

Domogo Social Outcome Competitions

Finally, what do you think of 4 day work weeks? Do you think it would be feasible or productive in your social enterprise or business?

Take a moment and let us know on Twitter or Facebook.