Across the sector we’ve witnessed new level of agility, responsiveness, decisive confidence, pace and problem solving. The worst thing any of us could do is to put that down to “crisis response”.
If we want our organisations to rapidly recover from the battering of 2020, we need to fundamentally rethink our attitudes to investment, ambition, and talent.
This year has been incredibly difficult for people who are used to working in an office environment. In my recent conversations, wellbeing and burnout have become resident features. So, here are my top seven things that can make a positive difference…
This detour back towards lockdown will be tough for business and especially for charities, but it will be even tougher for some of the people around us and those we serve.
It’s also increasingly apparent, as I said it would back in April, that the ability to rapidly and continuously innovate is becoming a key differentiator between those who doing well this year, and those who are still struggling to stay solvent.
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.
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 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
16th June 5pm to 6pm. For the last 12 weeks I’ve been hosting regular group calls with CEOs from across the non-profit sector. In this free live seminar, I will share and discuss some of the most useful and productive frameworks we have used.