What does success look like for your organisation? And if I asked each of your team, your executives, and your trustees that same question, would they all answer in broadly the same way?
Collaboration between organisations within the sector has never been more essential, so how can we break down the barriers that seem perennially to prevent us from making it actually happen?
Why is it, that even when we know what we need to do, and why we need to do it, we still don’t? Because there are four “traps” we need to avoid if we want to succeed.
How do you design new commercial ideas so that you can deliver to customers flawlessly, retain them year after year, and grow them continually over time?
The ability for any large organisation to learn, adapt and respond to a rapidly changing environment, largely comes down to two things: how good are its hothouses, and how well can it propagate its limes.
If we want to access the income, impact and influence we could gain from a new generation of corporate partnerships, we will need to meet business leaders where they are, and take the time to educate and lead them to where they need to be.
Collaboration isn’t easy. But it isn’t as hard as you might think, and it is more important than you might realise, because without collaboration, most charities can’t actually realise their visions.
Which parts of your organisation are stuck on the plateau? Where has your growth gone flat, not because of lack of need, but because you don’t have the fuel or the people to push you onto the next stage of growth?
To achieve genuinely ambitious goals requires more than just passion, hard work and good intentions. It requires excellence in specific areas, and at least a minimum level of professionalism in others.
We have learned a vast amount over the last twelve months, about ourselves, about our colleagues, and about our potential to move mountains when the pressure is on. These are the lessons we need to lock in, right now. And here’s why.