The end (and a new beginning)

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

I’m not a big one for New Year resolutions. However, January is a good time to reflect on where you’re at and think about what you’d like to…

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Not knowing might just be the next innovation in fundraising

Sunday, December 30, 2018

Fundraising is not just about getting money in the door this financial year. Research by Professor Adrian Sargeant shows that if fundraisers spend effort providing an excellent experience…

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Who you know is how you get stuff done

Friday, December 21, 2018

Think about how you usually get stuff done. I mean the important stuff, how you will get your next job, find your next exciting holiday destination or make…

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Successful innovators might have ‘toddler syndrome’

Monday, December 17, 2018

If you have ever spent more than three minutes with a toddler it is extremely likely that they will have asked you the short and sweet question, ‘Why?’…

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Good enough and the battle of perfectionism

Friday, December 14, 2018

My dad is a perfectionist. It’s really annoying because even the small simple jobs take ages. When I was about 15 and still living with my parents I…

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How cryptocurrency could change fundraising

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

A guest contribution by Fred Moreira. UNICEF changed the game in May of this year. The Independent reported on UNICEF’s innovative form of cashless fundraising, in which the agency…

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Top tips to innovate with confidence

Sunday, November 4, 2018

Recently I had the pleasure of recording a webinar with Roland Harwood, co-founder of global innovation agency 100%Open, about his experiences and insights on innovation. I first met…

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Socks can make ‘wow moments’

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Are you inundated with new autumn season catalogues in the post from clothes companies you’ve never even heard of? Or is it just me? There is nothing eye-catching…

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Everything I didn’t know about video games

Monday, October 22, 2018

When you think about video games – what springs to mind? When I think of video games, I go back to my childhood. It started with Nintendo Game…

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3 tips for creative leaders

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

A couple of weeks ago I interviewed Kirstin Kaszubowska, innovation and creativity expert about her thoughts and experiences helping individuals and teams to think creatively. One of the questions…

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