You: Key Mindsets & Key Mindset Techniques

You: Key Mindsets & Key Mindset Techniques

On this page: You (Mindset) Workbook Key Mindsets Videos Key Mindset Techniques Videos *Referenced video clips listed under associated video* Please note that the below videos have been created from a previous live presentation. Since being recorded, our thinking has evolved on some of the concepts and we have updated the tools/ resources to reflect these changes– however, we are working to update the videos. Because of that, if anything seems unclear/ different from what you are seeing in the tools and resources or you have questions please feel free to reach out. Don’t forget about the fill-able ‘Cheat Sheet’ that can help you work through a problem or opportunity you are working on. This resource will help guide you through the A.S.E.S.S. tools based on the type of challenge you are experiencing. Whenever you decide on a next step the ‘Moving Forward’ process (embrace affordable loss, shortening feedback loops, using the Trico experimentation technique, and reviewing with someone you have camaraderie with or a Friendly Wise Skeptic) will help you proceed in a way that is as safe and effective as possible. Mentioned Resources & Tools: Please see the You (Mindset) Workbook which summarizes the concepts from the below videos and can be used as a tool moving forward Video Clips: 16:42 This is 40: Simon and Garfunkle Scene (watch until 1:05 in clip — please excuse the language) 20:51 Brad Stevens Interview Part 1 (watch until 2:47 in clip)       Video Clips: 1:27 Going the Wrong Way (watch until 1:32 in clip)   Please note that the You (Mindset) Workbook  includes an expanded section on stakeholders...
Your Actions

Your Actions

On this page: Part 1: Zoom Out/ Zoom In & Spare Your Ingenuity Videos Part 2: Key Steps & Costs Videos Part 3: Testing Videos *Tools & Resources listed under associated video* Don’t forget about the fill-able ‘Cheat Sheet’ that can help you work through a problem or opportunity you are working on. This resource will help guide you through the A.S.E.S.S. tools based on the type of challenge you are experiencing. Whenever you decide on a next step the ‘Moving Forward’ process (embrace affordable loss, shortening feedback loops, using the Trico experimentation technique, and reviewing with someone you have camaraderie with or a Friendly Wise Skeptic) will help you proceed in a way that is as safe and effective as possible   Part One: Zoom Out/ Zoom In & Spare Your Ingenuity Mentioned Tools & Resources: Zoom Out/ Zoom In Tool (download to complete) Spare Your Ingenuity Tool (download to complete) Part Two: Key Steps & Costs   Mentioned Tools & Resources: Key Steps & Costs Guide Part Three: Testing Please note that the below videos have been created from a previous live presentation. Since being recorded, our thinking has evolved on some of the concepts and we have updated the tools/ resources to reflect these changes– however, we are working to update the videos. Because of that, if anything seems unclear/ different from what you are seeing in the tools and resources or you have questions please feel free to reach out. Mentioned Tools & Resources: Testing Process (download to complete) Example used in video: Owlet Questions? Feel free to reach out to info@tricofoundation.ca with any questions...
Your Idea: Rethinking Social Entrepreneurship

Your Idea: Rethinking Social Entrepreneurship

On this page: Rethinking Social Entrepreneurship Videos Tools & Resources listed under associated video Don’t forget about the fill-able ‘Cheat Sheet’ that can help you work through a problem or opportunity you are working on. This resource will help guide you through the A.S.E.S.S. tools based on the type of challenge you are experiencing. Whenever you decide on a next step the ‘Moving Forward’ process (embrace affordable loss, shortening feedback loops, using the Trico experimentation technique, and reviewing with someone you have camaraderie with or a Friendly Wise Skeptic) will help you proceed in a way that is as safe and effective as possible Mentioned Tools & Resources: The 4 Ways Business Models Can Solve Social Problems Tool (download to complete) Example: ettitude article Mentioned Tools & Resources: The Blender Canvas Tool (download to complete) Mentioned Tools & Resources: Example: Embers Staffing Solutions Mini- Profile Questions? Feel free to reach out to info@tricofoundation.ca with any questions or issues you may...
Summer Position Will Pay YYC Student to Work on Their Social Enterprise: Apply Now!

Summer Position Will Pay YYC Student to Work on Their Social Enterprise: Apply Now!

“This program represents a ‘summer of opportunity and social impact’, for the student and the Trico Foundation”, said Overall. “The student will be able to move their venture forward while generating additional income and plugging into our support services, network activities and events; and we get another bird’s eye view on what is needed to take promising social enterprises to the next level. It’s a real win-win.”

Trico Foundation & Social Entrepreneurship: 2019 in Review

Trico Foundation & Social Entrepreneurship: 2019 in Review

Happy New Year! The start of 2020 gives us the opportunity to reflect and learn from 2019. The past twelve months were busy, historic, and made great progress in advancing both social entrepreneurship and Calgary’s role as a hub for social entrepreneurship.

Types of Social Enterprises Trico is Excited About

Types of Social Enterprises Trico is Excited About

The Trico Foundation is most excited by social enterprise’s that have the potential to do at least one and ideally all of: a) Tapping into the power of the pull of markets (having a product customers really want and the ability to make money satisfying that want) to solve social problems; b) Addressing a market failure– the more challenging the market failure the better; c) Blending social and entrepreneurial (business) models in harmonious, or even better, synergistic (learn more about the three types of blends here) and imaginative/innovative ways; d) Addressing pervasive and entrenched “Gaps in society” (the bigger and/or more systemic the better). For example: relief of economic exclusion; relief of poverty; relief of social exclusion; promoting good health or well-being; helping children and/or youth at risk; relief of the aged/seniors; gender equality; addresses environmental sustainability; and/or enhanced peace and justice; e) Having a vision for the ultimate impact they want to make and a high-level plan for how to get there; f) Embracing the social entrepreneur’s mindset (learn more about the social entrepreneur’s mindset here) and the ability to progress by way of experimentation – for example, using frugal experimentation to learn, pivot where needed, and to make progress – rather than simply ‘working to a plan’.  ...