4 ways to influence at work

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Good ideas do not just happen by themselves. Good ideas become real when people get together and make them happen. You might have all the budget you need,…

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Did you get the fax about the Internet?

Monday, November 9, 2015

It was generally agreed that the Earth was flat until Pythagoras shook things up when he first proposed that it was round sometime around 500 B.C. This rumor…

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How to help your supporters feel the warm glow

Monday, September 28, 2015

I am always on the lookout (and mystery shopping) charities and companies for examples of good (and bad) supporter or customer care. A couple of weeks ago I…

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“Great stories happen to those who can tell them.” Ira Glass

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

A guest blog by Joanna Lamb. How many times have you been sitting with a friend, relative or client trying desperately to keep your mind in the room?…

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What’s so great about Crowdfunding?

Monday, August 3, 2015

A guest blog from Esther Preston……. According to Google, in Great Britain in 2014, 84% of households had internet access, up from 57% in 2006. This is a…

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When branding gets in the way of engaging supporters

Monday, July 27, 2015

A guest blog by Esther Preston. As a qualified direct marketer I believe in building true attitudinal loyalty with supporters. What I mean is, that supporters are both…

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I’ll keep waiting for the phone to ring

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

A guest blog by Ashley Rowthorn 10 years ago I set up a monthly standing order payment to charity supporting street children in Latin America. I was a…

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Could you be a collaborative film maker?

Monday, April 27, 2015

A guest blog by Jeremy Jeffs…. Imagine if you could get supporters all over the country to work together and make a video to promote your next campaign…

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The charity team building day – reality or urban myth?

Monday, April 13, 2015

Over the last few weeks I have heard a story several times that makes my heart sink. Before I start a rant on the topic, I want to…

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The unknown is like conceptual Velcro

Monday, February 2, 2015

Charities are essentially in the business of making change happen. All charities exist to change something, to make a situation better. No charity does the work it does…

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