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August 27, 2018

Why are charities reluctant to admit to marketing costs?  

During a recent charity training session I ran, there was a discussion about charity brands. I explained that large charities invest in marketing to raise awareness of their brands, which in turn attracts donati...

Last weekend, ahead of the main feature in the cinema, I watched the Time to Change advert for men’s mental health. Perhaps you’ve seen it? There are two men in the front of a Ford Transit, with an elephant in the rear. The driver notices something isn’t quite right wi...

The last few years have been very difficult for the charity sector. Doesn’t it just feel like we’ve been hit by crisis after crisis?

February 27, 2018

10 top tips for Charity CEOs help manage their workload and well-being

February 10, 2018

Whether this is your first CEO role or you've moved across to another charity as their new CEO, you're probably thinking "What's in store for me at my first Board meeting?"

It can be daunting, so here are my top 5 tips for dealing with new Boards.

1. Establish an open a...

February 4, 2018

Just three weeks ago I started Charities in Focus, as a project to support small charities with free marketing / management advice & photography. It's been a whirlwind and I'm having a blast. I'd like to share what I've learned so far.

Since then, I have been overwhelme...

January 17, 2018

So I have to put pen to paper and tell you about my day!

Today in London I attended quite an important meeting with several voluntary organisations. I happened to get chatting to a female trustee of a small charity, about lobbying in the voluntary sector, of all things....

January 13, 2018

Have you ever felt trapped and wanted to do more?

.... I have .... and this year, that's what I'm doing. I decided to bring together my love of small charities, my background in national brand marketing and the years of experience I've gained in running charities and cr...

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