Decisions, decisions! Our lives are full of them, from the small and mundane, such as what to wear or eat, to the life-changing, such as whether to get married and to whom, what job to take and how to bring up our children. We jealously guard our right to choose. It is central to our […]Read More Top 10 ways to make better decisions
Even if your nonprofit doesn’t intend to reopen its physical offices and facilities right away, it’s important to start developing a plan to help mitigate risk and keep your people informed when you do. This is a situation nobody was prepared for, so it will require thoughtful consideration and careful strategizing to create a plan […]Read More How Nonprofits Can Build a Return-to-Workplace Plan
In 1962, President John F. Kennedy visited NASA for the first time. During his tour of the facility, he met a janitor who was carrying a broom down the hallway. The President then casually asked the janitor what he did for NASA, and the janitor replied, “I’m helping put a man on the moon.” Take […]Read More The Janitor Who Helped Put a Man on the Moon
The pioneering work of Michael Arthur, President & Provost of UCL and Lori Houlihan, former Vice-Provost (Advancement) have given HE Advancement a seat at the top table. Their campaigns raise unprecedented funds, while challenging and changing the culture of institutions along the way. Here, Sir Eric Thomas, Karen Cairney and Colin McCallum had the enormous […]Read More Interview with Professor Michael Arthur, President and Provost, UCL and Lori Houlihan, Former Vice-Provost (Advancement)
Understanding public opinion is always worthwhile but can be fraught with danger. David Kernohan examines the unexpected policy impact of a recent poll and discusses why a huge part of the art and science of survey design is choosing the right questions to ask. https://wonkhe.com/meet-the-people-a-lesson-in-asking-the-public-the-right-question/Read More Meet the people – a lesson in asking the public the right question…
“Philanthropy, it is popularly supposed, transfers money from the rich to the poor. This is not the case.” In the US, which statistics show to be the most philanthropic of nations, barely a fifth of the money donated by big givers goes to the poor. A lot goes to the arts, sports teams and other […]Read More How philanthropy benefits the super-rich
Charity has become big business, though it’s hard to say how big: there’s little good data. One recent study estimates the British, for example, donate 54p in every £100. That’s three times more than the Germans but three times less than Americans give. This article from the BBC dives into the history of fundraising methods […]Read More How much do we really know about why we give to charity?
Business and marketing leaders are continuing to invest in data programmes because they recognize the tremendous power of data. Insights and Analytics leaders have always known about the power of data, but now the secret’s out. Data is not just for researchers and analysts to dig around in anymore – it’s for everyone! Businesses are […]Read More Business partners overloaded with data? Reshape Insights and Analytics for Sensemaking!
In every industry, companies are amassing more data than ever. But while we have all this data, and it’s becoming more influential than ever, there’s still a big problem at hand: Most of us are not very good at interpreting and making sense of it. Over the last five to 10 years, the data skills […]Read More Boost Your Team’s Data Literacy
On 15th June 2020, I took part in the first PyroTalks NanoConference and presented ResourceRush – a six minute run through resources to help you through the current pandemic. Here is part 3 of the key resources shared. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on wealth across the world. The Wealth Report by […]Read More Wealth and COVID-19