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On abortion

The overturning of Roe vs Wade was painful. Painful for women. Painful for people who’ve had abortions or might decide…

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On simplicity

“Say (my) name, say (the) category” (Destiny’s Child). When people glance at your brand, you, your website, they will only…

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On inheritance

“You and your brother in law, you’re the ones who are going to change the world.” These were some of…

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On guns

I’ve been around guns my whole life. Always unwillingly. I’ve been in the Army cadets; I’ve gone to clay shooting…

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On ‘YOUR’ customers

What the HECK do you ACTUALLY know about ‘your’ charity’s supporters, donors & campaigners? In fact, were they ever ‘yours’…

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On prepping for a recession

If you’re a charity or non profit, there are two things you should be preparing for right now, the upcoming recesssion…

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On authenticity

When people (never) ask me; Patrick, what are your top skills? I would softly tell them: – BBQ – Following…

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On LinkedIn

If I asked you why do you use LinkedIn, you’re likely to say something along the lines of “to grow…

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On therapy

It has been 4 years. Over 200 instances. I have finally finished therapy. God what an awful way to spend…

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On innovative charities

A while back we wrote ‘Flatpack Innovation’, a guide on how to build more innovative charities. Hope you enjoy it.

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Activist Legal Fund

What is the Activist Legal Fund? We divert a portion of our sales into our Activist Legal Fund, which we…

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On 300 years

We didn’t get the candidate we wanted. They went somewhere else. Somewhere different. A place with a big reputation, a…

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On rebranding

Do you remember Global Hypercolour Tee-shirts? 👕 The ones where heat would make the tee change colour? 🥵 They are…

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On crises

During the pandemic, we nearly stopped being a business. There was four months without work. It was scary as all hell….

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On watching

It is the most gut achingly, painful, awkward thing to do but if you are serious about insight ————>>>>>> watch…

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