Focus on where you want to go

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Over the last few weeks I have been travelling in Australia and New Zealand. Sometimes I have been travelling with friends and sometimes on my own. I’ve learnt…

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2011 in review

Sunday, January 1, 2012

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Syndey Opera House holds 2,700 people. This…

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The 2012 un-bucket list experiment

Saturday, December 31, 2011

It is officially reflect and round-up season as we all ponder over the events of 2011 and make pledges to be better in 2012. I’m giddy with the…

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What is integration – and what is fundraising?

Sunday, December 4, 2011

I really enjoyed this year’s Institute of Fundraising London Conference. For many reasons. Firstly, I loved speaking with Mark Cook, Nick Burne, Liz Tait and Max du Bois…

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Great minds think alike

Monday, November 14, 2011

Those lovely people at the Institute of Fundraising London have given me some free day passes for their conference in London on 23 and 24 November. That’s next…

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I love infographics

Sunday, November 6, 2011

I love infographics. I love infographics so much that I’ve written a blog about them. An infographic is short for ‘information graphic’ and is a visual representation of…

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Friday, August 12, 2011

The world is constantly changing. If your organisation doesn’t adapt to change it will die out. Simple as that. You need to be thinking creatively to develop new…

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A brief guide to social media friendship etiquette

Sunday, May 15, 2011

When Tim Berners Lee invented the world-wide web in 1990 I don’t think he, or any of us could predict the huge changes it would make to the…

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Stop caring what the other kids think

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Last week I happened upon the Museum of Childhood in Bethnal Green. To be honest it’s more like a museum of nostalgia as the core audience seems to…

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For Sale: Baby shoes, never worn

Monday, February 7, 2011

Apparently back in the 1920’s, Ernest Hemingway made a bet for $10 to write a complete story in six words. He won the bet. For Sale: Baby shoes,…

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