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Being human not corporate - the road to success

Last week, I did something for the first time: I went to a planning committee meeting. I didn’t have high expectations. I thought I would be bored and it was unclear how long I would be there so the parking cost was £10.50! So why did I go, and why am I writing about it?

Posted by Sarah Brown on 26 Oct '23 | Tags: csr ROC winning by being good

Every day is a school day

Learning is critical for on-going success and a fulfilled life.

Posted by Sarah Brown on 18 Jun '21 | Tags: charity entrepreneur marketing social enterprise inspiration goal setting values strategic development responsible organisation charter coaching business planning collaboration innovation tools 21st century business business success csr socent growth aspiration local authority feasibility study creative think tank corporate culture vision

Do you want to run a good company?

Do you think business is about more than making money? What do you think makes a company good? Here are some of my ideas but I'd love to hear from you

Posted by Sarah Brown on 10 Aug '17 | Tags: growth business success responsible organisation charter csr

How to have fun, improve your workplace and change lives

How singing can help everyone have better lives, improve organisations and maybe be a new twist on how charities and businesses could work together

Posted by Sarah Brown on 21 Feb '17 | Tags: csr team working

Would your business do this?

A company shows its values by how it treats individuals and this story of a young man with autism and how Asda has changed his life is more inspirational than many CSR reports

Posted by Sarah Brown on 14 Feb '17 | Tags: csr values

Six strategic lessons we can all learn from the Olympics

Beyond working harder, training longer and investing more, there are important lessons we can all learn from the Olympics which can help us all achieve more

Posted by Sarah Brown on 17 Aug '16 | Tags: changing lives business success csr

Working together to change the world

An inspirational story of a business with strong values helping the homeless and in part an example of how collaboration particularly between sectors can create success for all and help change the world,

Posted by Sarah Brown on 04 Feb '16 | Tags: charity collaboration responsible organisation charter csr

Why Kids Company should make you question everything

Running any type of organisation in the 21st century is complex. It's not just enough to focus on money if you're a business or changing the world if you're a charity, for sustainable success you have to think across all the elements of the organisation

Posted by Sarah Brown on 20 Aug '15 | Tags: charity csr responsible organisation charter

5 compelling reasons why the wheel of success runs faster when you commit to an ethical business

It’s no longer enough to do CSR and hope your charity donations will make people think you are a good business – there are compelling reasons why visions, values, innovation, treating people well and thinking about the impact of what you do will make you more successful.

Posted by Sarah Brown on 08 May '15 | Tags: csr responsible organisation charter

Three reasons to do good in a business

An interesting example of how doing good can be profitable even for the smallest business

Posted by Sarah Brown on 10 Apr '15 | Tags: changing lives business success niche market csr

Volunteering – good for the country, good for business, good for people and good for charities

Some inspirational facts about volunteering and measuring its impact and how new ways of volunteering are developing

Posted by Sarah Brown on 26 Sept '14 | Tags: charity csr social impact

7 marketing tips from Father Christmas

The marketing lessons we can learn from Father Christmas - an exclusive interview revealed what he has learnt over the centuries

Posted by Sarah Brown on 17 Dec '13 | Tags: marketing entrepreneur csr collaboration

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