Feel the fear and do it anyway – Guest Blog by Alice Sachrajda

I was travelling back from a long day delivering training in Sheffield recently when I remembered that I’d seen an eventbrite invite for a Charity Meetup networking event. I had a little conversation with myself (come on, we all do it) which went a bit like this: “Alice, you’ve just gone freelance – this is exactly the […]

5 Simple Ways To Make Networking Fun!

Our latest Charity Meetup hosted by Petit Miracle Hub (Wednesday 9th September) was themed around speaking with impact and unlocking creativity.   I wanted to share 5 top tips for taking advantage of these types of events with some enjoyable ways to network with the other attendees. This blog post is inspired by advice from our keynote […]

Adventures at Barcampnfp 2015

I took part in my third Barcampnfp unconference this week. It always reminds me of the old saying “you get out what you put in” and I did my best to contribute meaningfully I suggested and ran two of the morning sessions. At this event the participants co-create the conference and topics are crowdsourced from […]

Storytelling is our past, present and future

Before we had the written word, we were storytelling.  We used stories as a tool to learn, to share, to laugh, to warn.  Apparently our brains even crave stories, the modern world is unrecognisable, but the power of storytelling endures. I have noticed that my favourite people are master storytellers.  Most importantly for me, those […]

Creating your own content mind map

Shifting your mindset from traditional advertising and marketing to content marketing can feel overwhelming. I have found that creating a visual ‘brand’ mind map of different topics can really help businesses and charities in this challenge. This exercise can help in several ways: It’s a great way to stimulate new ideas. Help you with new […]