We recently launched a new Medium publication with Ideas-into-Action articles and resources - here are five of the most recent posts: VCs, start-ups & marketing: A Haje Jan Kamps Q&A Persistent Grit — a Kerby Meyers Q&A Where are all the customers hiding Shaping your idea #MixtapeMaps: A StartUpWoche idea-into-action Also, our first 1,000 #MixtapeMaps have been … Continue reading Ideas-into-Action Resources
Here's a brief question set to help you think about strategic horizons. Useful in the board room, as a team - and as an individual. It should be fairly self-explanatory - once you work through these three steps: Start by reviewing the X and then the Y axis. Then move on to Page 2 for … Continue reading Strategic Horizons – a Question Set to help you Align Your Org
'Change is the only constant' So asserted Heraclitus a couple of millennia ago - and it holds true today. Yet, some studies suggest that as many as 70% of change programmes fail. What does it take to align people behind change? We're here to help improve your chances by aligning people, resources and effort using … Continue reading Our next webinar
“How can I have more purposeful & productive conversations, bring out the wisdom of a group, encourage feedback between people, and reach shared awareness in meetings? How can I generate and weave together a diverse range of ideas, develop creative solutions and build a group consensus?” Here's our answer - skill up on your group … Continue reading An effective method to #alignyourorg
Following the recent #FacWeekChat which Martin Gilbraith, Faith Forster and I co-hosted - here's the Storify - kindly collated by Martin.
1.2% of UK charities turn over 68.9% of the cash cycling through the sector. So never mind Oxfam's predictions for individuals - it is already true for the sector that often says it is out to change the world for the better. Are they doing enough though? A recent Stanford Social Innovation Review webinar grappled with the way … Continue reading What’s Your Endgame? The 1% conundrum for the non-profit sector
... so said Oscar Wilde ... and I'd add it to it that you can't get solid experience without engagement - and that was the topic I was asked to cover at this morning's South Africa / UK Communicator's Breakfast, hosted by Lisa Wannell at the VMA Group HQ in London's leafy Bedford Square. Specifically, … Continue reading ‘Experience is one thing you can’t get for nothing’
Einstein is often quoted as having said... 'If I had an hour to solve a problem and my life depended on the solution, I would spend the first 55 minutes determining the proper question to ask, for once I know the proper question, I could solve the problem in less than five minutes.' Well, what … Continue reading #StartUpSeason – Business Plan Basics