Category Archives: charities

Target moments

I couldn’t help notice this exchange earlier this afternoon between Tony Wang (who manages the Twitter office in London) and Jamie Oliver. Must feel good to see people connect and discover common ground in the work that you do. I bet charity:water is … Continue reading

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Are you part of the charity industrial complex?

This is Seth Godin at his disruptive best – speaking at last year’s NextGen:Charity conference on the topic of “Embracing Risk & Failure in Philanthropy”. Most charities are part of the charity industrial complex, he says. Ouch. This is not … Continue reading

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The emancipation of the charity employee

It’s already been a pretty damn good week. I gave a keynote on Monday at the Third Sector Social Media Convention (#nfpsm), and it was a huge thrill to be invited on stage by Jon Snow. Later, on the train … Continue reading

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Giving and receiving

Two weeks ago the Government published the Giving White Paper. David Mills at the Guardian’s Voluntary Sector Network asked me for a quick 200-word response, which was included in the round-up of tweets and reaction on the day. I’m rather clumsily … Continue reading

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