Powerful questions and the magic of reflecting – or, what happens when 20 changemakers head into the unknown

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By Emily Johnston, co-founder of Unity Effect. We sat on the bus, rolling out of Barcelona, headed to… well, actually we didn’t know where. This is the mysterious appeal of a ChangemakerXchange summit, an off-shoot of Ashoka, the biggest network for social entrepreneurs worldwide. Asking yourself what happens at a ChangemakerXchange summit? Well, we were […]

Lessons in Leadership: The sustainability of your project starts with you.

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By Emily Johnston, co-founder and co-CEO from Unity EffectThese days, many of us consider ‘start-up founder’ or ‘social entrepreneur’ to be a pretty sweet job title. One that we tend to glorify in association with some kind of working-all-hours-from-home-caffeine-fuelled-sacrifice-my-social-life-for-my-world-changing-ideal lifestyle and a golden ticket into a high adrenaline world of pitches, investors, hackathons and out […]