Let’s sleep on it some more… How sleep and creative thinking are connected. Part one.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

A guest blog by Vanessa Longley. Last year, as part of my MSc in Innovation, Creativity and Leadership studies I wanted to understand more about the connection between sleep and…

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Getting into our supporters shoes

Monday, July 30, 2018

A guest blog by Claire Leslie. Today the housing crisis is getting worse, with more than 98 households being evicted every day. Shelter must raise significantly more income…

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Do you know what your old classmates are up to?

Friday, July 20, 2018

Think back to when you were at school. What do you remember? The smell of the school hall (kind of musty gym kits and disinfectant) cross-country in the…

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If we are all the same how will we ever innovate?

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Recently I was interviewed about innovation in the charity sector, and I’m sorry to say that when asked, I struggled to name any campaigns or services that I’d…

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Do you have an inner voice that sucks your confidence? You are not alone.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

When I read sweeping research claims I do tend to take them with a pinch of salt. Here’s one ‘Women don’t apply for jobs unless 100% qualified and…

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Six tips for being more productive

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Do you ever have weeks when you are learning so much you feel like you are flying by the seat of your pants? It’s not a bad thing…

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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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