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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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Charity comms re-imagined #cc2020

Ben Matthews invited me to contribute to the CharityComms 2020 project, which he has announced today. The result is an insightful collaborative presentation… where key figures in charity communications have teamed up to produce a snapshot of the most significant … Continue reading

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How charities need to update their status

Earlier this week I gave a talk to about forty Action Aid staff members on social media, subtitled “does it mean we have to change our jobs?” Thanks to Joanna Juber – the charity’s Digital Engagement Manager – for inviting … Continue reading

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