Make someone’s day – every day

Monday, September 2, 2013

A guest blog by Matthew Sherrington…. A little girl was walking along the beach hand in hand with her grandfather. The beach was littered with stranded starfish that…

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Raising colon our game

Thursday, March 28, 2013

I’ve spent the last couple of days in Dublin at the Fundraising Ireland National Conference Raising: Our game. You can see my pick of the conference Tweets in my…

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Cafe de Mort – a scary dining experience

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Last night I joined some other brave (read stupid) people in a pop up restaurant in the crypt at St Andrews Church in Holborn for some unusual dining…

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You are awesome. We will be back

Friday, December 7, 2012
Happy xxth Birthday plate

Most days I am thoroughly underwhelmed by mediocre customer service experiences. It amazes me that in a competitive marketplace how little emphasis seems to be placed on providing…

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Because not all the smart people work for you…

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Last week I went to an event about Open Innovation in Public Services at The British Library. Open innovation involves collaboration with partners and networks to share the…

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Pillows, helmets and hygiene

Monday, September 10, 2012

Dave Brailsford, Team GB Cycling Performance Director attributes much of his teams’ recent Olympic success to incremental improvements. The principle of incremental improvements across the cycling team came…

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For Sale: baby shoes, never worn

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Fundraisers, think about your most successful fundraising campaign, mailing, event, individual gift, trust application or corporate pitch. I bet that they all have something in common. In some…

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