Finance management needs of non-profits

Recently, I conducted a simple survey to find out more about the needs of smaller and bigger civil society organisations (CSOs) in the field of finance management. I received responses from people from very different organisations; bigger European organisations as...

Welcome 2016!

The year 2015 has been a busy, slightly messy whirlwind for me – I got caught up in it and before I knew it it spit me out at the other end! It is only now, in the very beginning of 2016, that I have started looking back in earnest, and am formulating lessons...

Book impression: Choices and Illusions

Not too long ago I moaned to my husband that I wished my job were to read books. (This was on a day when I desperately wanted to finish a book, obviously). The next day, I received an e-mail from someone asking me to participate in a blog tour. She would send me a...

Do you know your value?

Do you know the value of your organisation or company? I am not talking about added value, or about values you have in your work. Not even about the value of the sheer existence of your organisation or company to society or clients. I am referring to...

Fun and Games and the Power of Twitter

Though in and of themselves the Winter Olympics in Sochi are not necessarily that funny, it is one more occasion on which I am again amazed at the power of Twitter. No, that’s wrong. Amazed at what people can do with Twitter if they have a bit of time on their...