For centuries we’ve lived in a capitalist world shaped largely by commercial and economic interests, and that’s not changing any time soon, but commercial markets can be a powerful force for good.
The best way to develop high value commercial income with genuine impact, is to find unmet need and to create new markets around it, but that means a lot of people inside your charity need to change their expectations.
Easter is usually a quiet time here at Drake Towers. This year though, things were different…
Great leaders create more leaders, not more followers. That’s why the true measure of any leader is in the quality of the team they lead.
Research has shown that paying people more money doesn’t improve their performance. But what it has shown, is that there are five other factors that make all the difference.
“You didn’t tell me”, “they didn’t say anything”, and “why didn’t anyone raise this at the time”, should be red flags for any leader, particularly if it’s you who is saying them.
This event is now fully booked. If you would like to go onto the reserve list, please drop me a line. May’s CEO breakfast seminar on commercial capabilities, was clearly […]
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…
Finding new strategies to deal with the changes that are hitting the sector is a challenge, but with the right support you can find all the ideas you’ll need. But that’s the easy part. The biggest challenge is what happens once you’ve got those ideas.
Amanda Batten, CEO of Contact a Family, talks about her first year as CEO. In a candid and honest interview, she shares her learning from the year, including how she […]