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Changemakers Guide

Making Sure Your New Year Plans Are Successful Series – Part 4

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Creating Your Winning Mission Strategy This past decade (centuries actually) has seen many a social mission strategy for world change fail miserably. In Florida, a few years back, laws were passed to make it illegal to feed the homeless. And just before thanksgiving a new law outlaws solar power in some places in America… What huge steps backward for the social change movement. And these are just a handful of missions for social change, that have been sabotaged by those resistant to change. The truth is a Changemaker, Social Innovator or Social Entrepreneurs face many more obstacles than any other campaigner or business owner because they are up against a brick wall of resistance to change. That’s why you need a Winning A Mission Strategy. Now if you haven’t peaked at my bio, or are meeting me for the first time, I’m Nicola Grace, The Mission Mentor for Changemakers. I’m the one who saved a billion dollar industry from sabotage in 2006, achieving in just 6 months what the industry were unable to do for themselves in 7 years. I won an award from my mission strategy. So I do know a thing or two about creating winning mission strategies. In face…

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The Changemakers Challenge of Resistance To Change & Sabotage

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How To Green Light Your Mission For World Change Despite Saboteurs Researching my new book I was struck by how many fantastic social enterprises, social innovation projects and ecopreneurial innovations are in start-up. I also became aware of how many great campaigns for missions for change are being held back, handicaped, and halted because of the number #1 problem Changemakers face – Resistance to Change and the saboteurs that resistance brings. One of the biggest challenges I see Changemakers having to face, is this challenge of sabotage. Whether that sabotage is in the form of self defeating thoughts, beliefs and behaviour; naysayers or trolls stopping you from building support; apathetic masses not adopting your vision; unconscious leaders and incompetent decision makers creating policies that outright stop your mission in its tracks; self invested people and anti-competitive corporations making it difficult to get forward momentum; to out right sabotaging behaviours of teams members and opposing forces… I believe sabotage is our greatest challenge as Changemakers.  Sabotage is something we need to learn how to address and conquer, if we are to succeed. So I wanted to share with you the number one powerful resource you MUST use to overcome internal and external…

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