Recently a friend who has spent her entire life as an activist, referred to systems change as ‘pie in the sky stuff’. It promoted us to reflect on the question – what does systems change really mean at a practical level? Read more
What is The Dragonfly Collective?
The Dragonfly Collective is an international consultancy supporting for-purpose businesses to be strong and successful.
Our motto is to challenge, imagine and transform. We consult, we train and teach, and we create new research and tools.
We're for people who are fed up with inequality and who are working to do something about it. Let's make things uncomfortable for the keepers of the status quo.
Arriving back in Melbourne just over a year ago was both a surprise and a relief. Unexpectedly we had abandoned a four week visit to eastern Europe and found ourselves on a flight back to Melbourne rather than a flight to Prague. Self-isolation for two weeks in Melbourne turned out to be nothing compared to what we would be living through if we had stayed in London.
So, after seven years in the Europe (based in London, when the UK was still part of Europe) and a year back in Australia, what have we learnt that can point to opportunities for the for-purpose sector in Australia (and the rest of the world)? Read more
The current social enterprise system favours the white middle class. It will take a different approach to give those from disadvantaged backgrounds the opportunity to be the authors of their own change and to deliver a social enterprise that rivals any other. Read more