Episode 36 - Graham Bell and Lesley Fuller from Kibble Education and Care Centre - Social Enterprise Conversations
July 1, 2016•23 min
For this episode we return to our multi-part conversation with Kibble Chief Executive Graham Bell, and Funding, Marketing and Communications Manager Lesley Fuller.
One thing that struck me during this part of the conversation was Kibble’s social enterprise journey. Both Graham and Lesley speak of the need to have people working for you that believe passionately in what you do, and this can be said for both of my guests. Kibble’s social enterprise journey didn’t really come into focus until Kibble won the UK Social Enterprise of the Year award in 2004, an achievement that was won through Lesley’s passionate application for the award. It’s a detail that’s too good to spoil here, and is worth listening to on its own.
2004 was a very important year for Kibble and some of this is discussed in the episode, but we will delve more into why that was the case in the next part of this conversation.
We start however, by discussing the importance of a healthy, communicative board and how Kibble