Whether we’re lobbying for change, engaging initiatives with stakeholders, or simply pitching plans to the team, we are all basically selling
I’ve written before about the change that can when charity teams begin to appreciate the value of what they have, and of what they do, and volunteering turns out to be no exception.
Relationships and customer understanding are, and always will be, the currency of charity business, just as they are for every other kind of business
“Not all those who wander are lost.” In fact, they might just be about to create or discover something transformational…
The government says it has no choice but to go cost-cutting once again, but we don’t have to follow suit, and if we want to see a different outcome, we have no choice but to chart a different course.
Recorded in a live seminar from September 2022, Martyn speaks with leaders from across the charity sector about how to innovate, incubate and scale ideas for commercial income.
Tues 27th September 2022, 5pm to 6pm. Come along to hear and discuss the untapped opportunities of charity earned income, and why now it’s more pressing than ever.
Lots of charities have areas of expertise that can be incredibly valuable to other organisations, but most will never get anything like their fair share of that value, simply because of the way they sell.
Certain words can make people within charities uncomfortable, but more importantly, can become a barrier that stops them engaging with the opportunities they represent.
The “drama triangle” can be a surprisingly thought-provoking model for shining a light on interpersonal dynamics. But also, perhaps, for thinking about the philosophy of a sector struggling to change.