Circular Economy Incubator Series - The road is long

Personal sustainability and creating a company culture of care are crucial for long-term success. When you’re creating or running a business that does good in the world, chances are your passion is fueling you to create that positive change. But what happens when the work starts to deplete that early passion? Burnout is all too common among changemakers and social entrepreneurs. This workshop will familiarise you with this dynamic and how to avoid it.



28 June 2023

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM


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We will also discuss the importance of building a peer community, and give you the chance to put that into practice with a speed networking session.

We will close with a panel featuring impact start-up founders discussing their approach to personal sustainability and wellness.

Learning outcomes:

  • familiarise yourself with burnout and its warning signs so you can avoid it
  • discover the important link between how we treat ourselves and the culture we are creating at work
  • identify the five keys to personal sustainability and the skills to design your own unique road map to keep your inner fire burning, without burning out
  • understand prioritisation techniques to keep you focused on working smarter, not just harder
  • learn key networking tips and improve your networking skills through practice (while starting to build an all-important peer community).

We will then be joined for a short panel discussion and Q&A with experienced social entrepreneurs, discussing their fundraising journey. Panelists TBC.

Attendees of this workshop will be awarded the following digital badge:

Personal sustainability

Presenter: Nimmity Zappert

Nimmity is Learning Programs Manager at StartSomeGood and founder of All of the Good Things, a platform for gifts that do good for people and the planet.

Before founding All of the Good Things, Nimmity worked for more than 20 years in senior management in software. This took her to Africa, the Middle East, Russia and Central Europe, Scandinavia, Asia and the Americas, where she experienced how insanely beautiful our world is; full of marvels – both natural and human made but also, sadly, the reality of extreme poverty in many of the places I visited.

All of the Good Things is her way of sharing her love for this amazing world of ours while through StartSomeGood she loves supporting other founders on their journeys. Nimmity’s goal is to make it easier for us all to care for and protect our planet and the people we share it with.

About the Circular Economy Incubator Series

The Circular Economy Incubator Series is an eight-week, in-depth learning program designed to educate future changemakers about the practical components of the circular economy.

In this series, brought to you in partnership with StartSomeGood, industry experts will walk you through the key components of building a circular economy-focused business.

And you'll be able to put your new skills straight to work by crafting a video pitch for the Circular Economy Award - your chance to win $10,000.

The Circular Economy Incubator Series is free to attend and open to university students, staff and the broader community. Topics are delivered online in an interactive format.

Workshop topics include:

  • Introduction to the circular economy
  • The change you seek
  • Ideation for impact
  • Designing your business
  • Marketing essentials
  • Crafting your story and pitch
  • Show me the money
  • The road is long

Learn more about the series and how to submit your video entry

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