The secrets of larks and owls – because when you do things matters

Monday, March 12, 2018

I’ve been mocked for napping in the afternoon for many years so I was delighted to read Dan Pink’s latest book ‘When – the scientific secrets of perfect…

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5 tips to boost your creativity

Friday, February 23, 2018

Have you ever been to the Museum of Childhood in Bethnal Green in London? To be honest it’s more like a museum of nostalgia as the core audience…

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Don’t aim to be professional, aim to be you

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Recently I wrote a blog about how in striving for professionalism, we often leave our personalities at the door. This can be detrimental for both our organisations and…

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The Power of Unity: Fundraising Teams

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

A guest blog by Sally Collins. Fundraising projects, and their success or failure, often depend on the ability of the team to function as a coherent unit.  The…

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Is big data leveling the playing field for charities?

Thursday, April 27, 2017

A guest blog by Alize Cyril. Most companies and private organisations in the world have made significant advances thanks to technology. However, according to Lloyd’s Bank UK Digital…

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This squirrel shares its nuts

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

This squirrel shares its nuts because it’s an innovation squirrel. Over the years, we’ve worked with many organisations, teams and individuals (and squirrels) to help them develop better…

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Networking: how the weakest link could be your competitive advantage

Saturday, March 4, 2017

In my experience the people who are the most successful at getting the work done are the ones that get on well with others. When we have good…

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Building fundraising success: the importance of leadership

Sunday, December 11, 2016

A guest blog by Caroline Underwood. Time and time again we see the critical role that leaders and trustees have on their charity’s major gift fundraising success. I…

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How do you get inspiration?

Thursday, September 8, 2016

A guest blog by Alan Clayton Inspiration – that enigmatic non-tangible thing that creates a burst of emotion. It makes us do stuff. When we are inspired our…

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A lot can happen in a week

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

I’ve spent the last few days trying to comprehend what leaving the EU will mean for the UK. To be quite honest I don’t think the true enormity…

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