In this three minute video, Martyn demonstrates and explains a simple tool that you can use with the executive team in your charity and social enterprise, to quickly prioritise the big initiatives
Like any tool that’s poorly understood, the “theory of change” seems to have as many nay-sayers as proponents. So, in an attempt to demystify what can be an extremely powerful technique, let me share my experience.
Scaling up a service to reach all of those who may need it can be a slow, expensive, often impractical route for charities. Here are six alternatives.
One of the biggest challenges facing the UK is how we improve productivity across all the sectors of our economy, but it’s fair to say that it’s in the third sector where the pressure is most acute. How do we increase the productivity of an organisation? Well, it starts with you and me.
I will be hosting a small, select group of Chairs from major Charities for breakfast from 8:30am to 10:30am on the 4th of April 2017 in London. In an informal, stimulating and highly collaborative discussion, we will talk about the unique challenges facing Chairs in relation to mergers, acquisitions and sector consolidation.
We spend a huge portion of our working lives in meetings, but few of us have ever invested in learning how to run “great” meetings. Here’s what you need to know…
In almost every organisation I’ve worked with, when people say the word Culture, one of the first issues on the table is Communication and the term “Working in Silos” comes hot on its heels. Here’s the secret to dismantling those silos…
Announcing a new resource for Charity Leaders Martyn’s latest publication, the Social Investment Handbook, is now available. Click here to get your free copy Written in collaboration with Geoff Burnand […]
Sharron McIndoe, Head of Training and Consultancy at the National Autistic Society, talks to Martyn Drake about how her team developed their ethical approach to “sales”, and how that change […]
Following the press controversy on Age UK’s tie-up with utility providers, a recent report from the Charity Commission has asked questions about the ethics and appropriateness of charities entering into […]