“ I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear” NM

A year ago I left my job (a job I very much enjoyed I might add)…

I wrote a blog the other day about my first year on my own, and one of the points I made was about spending money on things that make your life easier. So I thought i’d do a quick blog on what I use, because maybe it will help someone…

This Friday (26th Feb 2021) was the first official #DoItMakeItShareIt day, so I thought i’d write about how it went and why we did it.

At the end of last year me and Mr French got together to make a free CRM in Airtable. We’d had chats for a few…

There is a mathematical ‘proof’ that does the rounds every now and again which ‘proves’ that 1 = -1

It goes like this

Of course this is an incorrect proof. 1 ≠ -1

But in the world of charities and social enterprises 1 does not always equal 1

Money for…

Many years ago, in fact it seems like a lifetime ago, I worked as an experiential learning instructor…what's one of those I hear nobody ask? In its most basic sense, I took young people who were having difficulties up rock faces(climbing), down rivers(canoeing), over mountains(walking or biking) and under ground(caving)…

An outline of a good data process

I want to talk about data. This has been on my mind for a long time, but the past two weeks have really crystallized that we need better data fundamentals and better data infrastructure across the social good sector. By not doing so we are failing ourselves and our beneficiaries.

I was recently asked to contribute to a blog around tech, data and climate, particularly for charities and social good organisations. I was asked two questions:

1. How do you think charities can use tech to tackle the climate agenda?

2. What one thing can charities do to get the…

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Do Good, Be Awesome. Thoughts on startups, social change, awesome things, and possibly running.

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