How business thinking can help non-profits grow impact and income. Everything you need to know about earning income and using business techniques to deliver social change.
These programmes will commence formally in April 2020. For those who wish to begin early, a 20% discount and two free months of programme membership will be offered to those who signup prior to 31st January 2020.
Our twice-yearly, invitation-only seminars are the only place where CEOs of the UK’s largest charities come together to share their insights and experiences around the sector’s greatest challenges and opportunities.
Anyone reading the press over the last year could be forgiven for thinking that working in the charity sector is like living through The Blitz. It feels like the sector’s […]
There’s an old story about a Persian farmer that a lot of struggling charities might find extremely relevant. It was popularised by the 19th century Baptist minister Russell Conwell and it goes like this…
Between 2001 and 2011 the charity sector’s income grew from £31bn to £41bn a year. Not through fundraising or grants, or legacies or investments, but through commercial trading. Public donations […]
One of the biggest stumbling blocks charities face when developing earned income, is a lack of sales expertise, cemented-in by a further lack of appetite to develop it.
6th October 5pm to 6pm. I will share the models and techniques used by innovative businesses to radically reduce risks and financial exposure, while dramatically accelerating speed to market for new commercial ideas.
Consultative selling training – 13th and 14th October.
One and a half days of intensive technical and behavioural training with pre-work, homework and followed up with 30 days of individualised personal support from me.
There can be big benefits to being small; benefits that increasingly get lost as organisations grow; benefits that can be incredibly hard to recapture through downsizing unless you deliberately set out to realise them.
It may sound like a stereotype, but in my direct experience of both worlds, people in the charity sector are much more naturally inclined towards collaboration. And yet, in general, we do far, far less of it than our more competitive commercial counterparts.
Tuesday 15th September 5pm: In this free, interactive webinar, I will share the high-level models and mechanics that can inform and shape more aspirational and collaborative strategies for population-level outcomes
Thursday 10th September 08:30-10:30: Models for Systems Change. Join CEOs from British Red Cross, Catch22 and others, in a highly interactive and uniquely insightful CEO-group seminar on the potential for visionary societal change
Tuesday 25th August 5pm: In this free, interactive webinar, I will share the principles, models and techniques of ethical selling: how it contrasts with the “hard sell”, and why it is far more effective in generating highly profitable, sustainable income streams.
Tuesday 21st July 5pm: In this free, interactive webinar, I will show how you can develop dynamic strategy models and consciously adopt a much more agile approach to strategic decision-making
Desperate times may call for desperate measures, but times of great change also create an opportunity to embrace great change in our response, through transformational thinking