Being a professional means knowing that you can’t please all the people all the time, and experience means that you have those conversations up front.
Three years ago I felt like something of a lone voice in championing the commercial opportunity for charities. Now, it feels like awareness and interest is definitely gaining momentum.
A single, harmonious organisational culture is a myth. Subcultures are inevitable, but they don’t have to be a problem if you follow these steps.
Most of the charities I work with are having to change, but the thing that most often slows them down, is persuading their passionate long-standing people to embrace those changes
What could you do with five times the number of volunteers, members, donors, campaigners or paying customers?
A Theory of Change can be a powerful tool for all kinds of strategy decisions, whether the outcome you want is an end to tropical deforestation or a million highly-engaged volunteers…
What do you do when one of your key players is struggling to perform? How do you decide, as quickly as possible, whether they can turn things around or whether you need to make a change?
Here are the four questions that will help you quickly make that call:
Diversifying into more commercial income is not without its consequences. There are two in particular that you should be aware of, and plan for…
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 […]