Tuesday 22 May
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Today on StartupSmart, we chart the rising popularity of social entrepreneurship in Australia.
New research shows that personal wealth isn’t the driving motivation for a growing number of entrepreneurs.
But if you start-up with a worthy goal other than maximising profits, can you really make the hard-headed business decisions needed for your start-up to flourish?
Today, we speak to the new generation of business builders who are doing everything from running restaurants staffed by disadvantaged youth to selling solar lights to Africa to get their tips on how to drive growth while maintaining a social conscience.
Social media mishaps: Why businesses should think twice before cracking jokes online Catriona Pollard CP Communications founder
An ‘opportunity-hunting’ generation: Here's what millennial workers need and want Karen Gately Corporate Dojo founder
Spilling the beans: Why inviting someone to 'grab a coffee' is disingenuous and unnecessary Sue Parker DARE Group founder
Why success is simple, motivational speakers suck and Eye of The Tiger is dead to me Ian Whitworth Scene Change co-founder
How Emily McWaters manages her Sydney-based business from Kangaroo Island Emily McWaters The Hamper Emporium chief
Why 'Orwellian' performance monitoring is crucial to building an ethical company culture Michael Kodari Kodari Securities chief