Video of the month: urban farming in Singapore

Social enterprise initiative in Singapore – urban farming I like it. The urban farms you see when visiting huge cities such as New York, Berlin or Singapore. These surprising green small parts between huge streets and skyscrapers, the green fields of herbs and vegetables, even rice and a huge number of different fruits where you…

Why knowing the marshmallow test is important for creating social impact

Do you know the marshmallow test? The original “marshmallow test” was conducted by Stanford psychology professor Walter Mischel in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The test was meant to measure which children could delay gratification. Follow-up studies showed that children who could postpone eating a marshmallow at age 4 outpaced their peers in many…

About needs, drivers of needs and context – databases are simply not enough!

Knowing your market, knowing your customers and knowing the trends for everyone who wants to sell, change and/or influence is essential. That’s what we have learned, heard in universities and what is the promising way to success. Without doubt. Whether these are traditional, innovative or social businesses. But how do you do that? Do you…

Changing the world: start a social enterprise or empower them

Starting an own social enterprise is one of many possibilities on how to change the world. Another one is to build a network and environment that empowers social enterprises. Which is your way? What’s happening in many parts of the world, is that there are many social entrepreneurs engaging in various critical areas: education, environment,…