After 25 years of working, Joe Saxton looks back at his career and shares some advice on survival in work and people management. There are some top tips, entertaining anecdotes and interesting analogies in a piece that is as useful to people starting out in their career as it is to those who have seen it all.
Segmenting your key audiences enables you to reach the right people with the right messages – the ones that will inspire people to make a difference will help you to grow your organisation and meet your objectives. By building up a detailed picture of your different audiences, their attitudes and their motivations, you can tailor your communications so they have the highest chance of achieving the action you’re looking for.
This page contains four free guides on how to tackle several different aspects of research. They're short, quick-fire and easy-to-read and pose some of the questions you need to be asking, along with the answers you'll need to know. There's also a handy glossary.
Since we're talking about research, our first one looks at how to undertake market research and, perhaps most importantly, how to decide whether you need to.
Is giving up or down and what is the best way to tell? nfpSynergy responds to the CAF's UK Giving Report 2012
Talk about customer satisfaction to any colleague or consultant with a corporate background and they will almost certainly tell you about the hold “Net Promoter Score” (NPS) has on the commercial world when it comes to measuring it. It’s a simple enough concept. You ask a sample of consumers whether they would recommend a brand to a friend and minus those who would not (detractors) from all those who would (promoters).