12: Episode 12: Squaring up to Imposter Syndrome
Supporting Women in Social Enterprise
by Flourish Together CIC
1y ago
Women changemakers share their experience on how they feel about the term Imposter Syndrome, whether they have experienced it and we hear anecdotes, examples and tips on ways to tackle it. On our 12th podcast we cover this  'Hot Topic' and have special guest Dawn Kelly from Actualise Coaching who helps broaden out this term, put it into perspective and also leads a panel discussion held back in March with women changemakers. We also take a range of questions for her to give feedback on and consider.  Have a listen and let us know your take on this topic?! Plus by all means follow ..read more
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11: Episode 11. All About Crowdfunding
Supporting Women in Social Enterprise
by Flourish Together CIC
1y ago
In this episode we talk to women led ventures who have run crowdfunding to hear about the highs, lows and opportunities. Simone Callaghan from Sector 3 talks about crowdfunding through the pandemic and Heather Waters from NatWest shares experiences and observations of campaigns she has supported. Plus we share our own top tips from having run 4 successful crowdfund campaigns to create a community led seed fund, as well as training and supported several other organisations to collectively raise in excess of £250,000.00 across over 11 campaigns ..read more
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11: Episode 11. All About Crowdfunding
Supporting Women in Social Enterprise
by Flourish Together CIC
1y ago
In this episode we talk to women led ventures who have run crowdfunding to hear about the highs, lows and opportunities. Simone Callaghan from Sector 3 talks about crowdfunding through the pandemic and Heather Waters from NatWest shares experiences and observations of campaigns she has supported. Plus we share our own top tips from having run 4 successful crowdfund campaigns to create a community led seed fund, as well as training and supported several other organisations to collectively raise in excess of £250,000.00 across over 11 campaigns ..read more
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10: Episode 10: Commission with Compassion & Conviction
Supporting Women in Social Enterprise
by Flourish Together CIC
1y ago
This special edition podcast forms part of a re-commissioning process and consultation, which Flourish has carried out in partnership with 10GM for the Greater Manchester Combined Authority. Hear how women with lived experience share views and insights on how to improve services to better meet their needs and help budget holders to Commission with Compassion & Conviction. Throughout late summer and autumn 2020, we carried out a series of interviews with diverse women with lived experience, women led support organisations and commissioners directly, to help understand the needs of women ..read more
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10: Episode 9: Show Me The Money!
Supporting Women in Social Enterprise
by Flourish Together CIC
1y ago
On our 9th podcast we cover the topic that’s essential for the survival of your social enterprise – Money! Whether your organisation relies on funding, investments, income from goods and services or other forms of finance, a regular income stream is key to your growth.  The last few months have been challenging for all organisations, and especially those who rely on income from goods and services. Many social enterprises have been moving away from grant dependency towards financial resilience with diverse income streams only to find themselves once again relying on funding to survive. On ..read more
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9: Episode 8 - Problem Solving Our Way To A Better Future
Supporting Women in Social Enterprise
by Flourish Together CIC
1y ago
In our 8th Episode we take a look at Problem Solving in challenging times. We interview a range of inspiring women changemakers who are tackling social issues through their ventures providing holistic, practical solutions with a people first approach.  First up we have Rachele Evaroa from The Old Abbey Taphouse, an independent community hub in a Pub based in Hulme. Nestled amongst the Manchester Science Park on the Greenheys Estate, @Old_Abbey_MSP was founded with just £2k and has developed into a thriving, innovative and much loved community hub in Hulme, bringing residents, the communi ..read more
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8: Episode 7 - Looking after your health & wellbeing in challenging times
Supporting Women in Social Enterprise
by Flourish Together CIC
1y ago
We know it’s a challenging time at the moment, so we’re delving deep with a bumper episode with 10 awesome women changemakers putting health and wellbeing on the map! With our 7th episode our very first virtually recorded podcast, we haven’t let the COVID-19 lockdown stop us getting our podcast out there, so tune in to this jam-packed episode!   As social entrepreneurs, juggling multiple plates is a given! And as much as you'd like, your self-care probably isn’t at the top of your priorities list. So we’ve decided to dedicate this month to the value of self-care, health and wellbeing. We ..read more
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7: Episode 6 - Shake up your Funding and Income Generation Plans
Supporting Women in Social Enterprise
by Flourish Together CIC
1y ago
You’re in for a treat with our jam-packed 6th podcast where we take a deep dive into Funding and Income Generation Plans for your social enterprise. We explore some of the diverse ways you can generate income, with inspiration from a range of community changemakers at different stages of their socent journey, a panel of inspiring women social entrepreneurs with innovative approaches to income generation and wise words from our co-founder @Nickala5 on the 5 elements of an income generation cocktail!  Ensuring you have a sustainable income stream is vital for any business, and with the maj ..read more
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6: An update from Nickala during COVID19 pandemic
Supporting Women in Social Enterprise
by Flourish Together CIC
1y ago
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5: Episode 5 - From Challenge To Opportunity
Supporting Women in Social Enterprise
by Flourish Together CIC
1y ago
In this episode we share stories from women who are turning barriers to opportunities exploring employment, enterprise and ways to make a difference in their communities.  Plus this gives a flavour of our Time to Grow programme supporting women as a force for social change. Hear from Simone Callaghan from one of our delivery partners at the Goodness Collective, our Director Jo McGrath and a range of women changemakers including our recent intern Patrizia Akotia from We Mind The Gap and programme participants including Karen Fance from Yoga Buds ..read more
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