First, make a friend ….

Thomas Enright, CSR Lead at Affinity Water and Albright Special associate, shares his formula for building effective partnerships   A mentor I once worked with summed up his advice for making change happen as “make a friend, tell them a story, show them the money”. As I started to become involved in building effective client-contractor… Continue reading First, make a friend ….

BEST PRACTICE: Top 3 charity partnerships with business

We’ve recently been working with a mental health charity to explore ways of engaging with business in a more fulfilling way. As part of our research we’ve brought together some great examples that we wanted to celebrate more widely. What’s great about them? They benefit the business, not just the charity, which means they are… Continue reading BEST PRACTICE: Top 3 charity partnerships with business

Be an optimist to create a partnership …

… but a pessimist to ensure it works    BBC Worldwide’s David Moody is an expert in media company partnerships, delivering value for the commercial arm of the corporation. Here he shares his top four essentials for building relationships that deliver. A big, exciting idea The best partnerships are built around a big and shared… Continue reading Be an optimist to create a partnership …