Are you proud to be a fundraiser?

Monday, September 23, 2013

In my experience, when you tell people that you work for a charity, or that you are a fundraiser you get one of two reactions. The first is that…

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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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Better to aim too high and miss

Sunday, July 24, 2011

For me customer service is really important. Often I’m criticised for having too high expectations of people. I don’t think I do. I just think most people have…

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It’s no longer good enough just to be ‘good’

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Life is competitive. I think Darwins’ theory of natural selection also applies to organisations. Put simply; evolve or die. In order to survive your organisation needs to understand…

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Have an adventure – no refund required

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

I’ve been back from my Djibouti whale shark adventure for just over a week now. If I had £1 for everyone that asked me where Djibouti was I…

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I don’t expect a round of applause but I do expect a thank you

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

I’ve been musing over a couple of great articles I’ve read recently by Ken Burnett and Stephen George about thanking people – and why it’s really very important….

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The World at my Feet

Sunday, May 9, 2010

That’s just it, we all have the world at our feet. The challenge is whether we choose to embrace it or not. I’ve travelled to many far-flung places,…

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The world rewards those with generosity of spirit

Sunday, March 14, 2010

I love reading books based on other peoples suggestions. I was recently recommended The Go-Giver, a parable about an ambitious young man called Joe who wants business success…

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