Strategic Horizons – a Question Set to help you Align Your Org

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

What’s Your Endgame? The 1% conundrum for the non-profit sector

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

‘Experience is one thing you can’t get for nothing’

... 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’

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#StartUpSeason – Business Plan Basics

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