I saw Anj Handa speak at Institute of Fundraising Yorkshire Conference in May this year. She was talking about the incredible Change.org campaign that she ran in a bid to keep her friend, Afusat Saliu in the UK, as there was a real concern that her children would be subjected to FGM. Anj is a […]Read More Cracking Charity Chat Ep. 11. Anj Handa, Founder, Inspiring Women Change makers
It’s gone reet proper northern has this one, love! Last week I went over to Doncaster (Donnie, to fellow northerners) to chat with Vicki Dawson, Founder and CEO of The Children’s Sleep Charity. I like to use the podcast to chat with brilliant charity leaders, and I’ve found that many of them get involved in […]Read More Cracking Charity Chat: Ep. 10. Vicki Dawson, Founder and CEO, Children’s Sleep Charity
My most recent podcast is with Jennifer McCanna, a leadership coach working with charities including CAF and Action Aid, as well as various clients from the private sector. Jen and I are running a session at the Institute of Fundraising’s Yorkshire Conference on Friday 24 May around emotional intelligence, resilience and leadership and thought it’d be nice […]Read More Cracking Charity Chat: Ep. 9 Jennifer McCanna, Leadership Coach
Last week, on World Cancer Day I had the absolute pleasure of chatting with Kate Collins, CEO at Teenage Cancer Trust. I hadn’t met Kate before and contacted her cold about the podcast as she has a reputation for being brilliant and lovely. I can confirm that I found both to be true! We covered: […]Read More Cracking Charity Chat: Ep. 7. Kate Collins at Teenage Cancer Trust
It is the year of the podcast, but perhaps more specifically, the month of podcasts with Mandy Johnson on! You can hear her talk about mental health, equality and diversity on domoregood podcast and on Simon Scriver’s too. But on Cracking Charity Chat Mandy joins me to talk about small but vital charities. As the […]Read More Cracking Charity Chat: Ep. 6. Small but vital charities with Mandy Johnson
It’s Christmas! And this is a special one. In my fifth Cracking Charity Chat I speak with Paul Amadi, Chief Supporter Officer at British Red Cross. He’s got a pretty good CV. Starting with a shoddy and overdue apology from me to Paul from when we worked together, we move to cover the key components […]Read More Cracking Charity Chat: Christmas Special!
Episode 4 hears me chatting with Tracey Pritchard, Director of Engagement at Prostate Cancer UK. While their brand is strong and performs well, and fundraising was going well too, they knew that if they applied some good audience insight they’d be more effective in reaching and resonating with the people they need to engage. Crucially, […]Read More Cracking Charity Chat podcast: Ep. 4. Insight and Engagement