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Remember to ask - where's the blimmin' egg?

Author: Debra Allcock Tyler, Chief Executive of DSC Don’t accept what you’re told without question – it’s our job to ask difficult questions. Recently my father was having lunch with some cronies and ordered a roast-chicken dinner. He was a bit taken aback when the waitress asked him if he wanted an egg. It struck…
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When it's family, bad behaviour hurts more

Author: Debra Allcock Tyler, Chief Executive of DSC I’m always quick to defend charities, but I have to own up to the reality that the nature of our work is such that we are inevitably held to a higher moral standard than is perhaps reasonable – but is not unjust. I’ve been thinking about Donald…
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The food accident that encapsulated the Brexit problem

Author: Debra Allcock Tyler, Chief Executive of DSC The pain a chilli caused me reminded me that we need the milk of human kindness to restore some sanity. I had a very unfortunate encounter with a chilli recently. Stupidly, I rubbed my eyes after chopping one. I was in agony! My eyes were burning like…
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Remember that funders are partners, not rule-setters

Author: Debra Allcock Tyler, Chief Executive of DSC My sister has recently become a governor at her sons’ school. Charlie, Year 9, is very chilled about it. Not so thrilled is Freddie, Year 7, who was utterly horrified when he realised his mother might be prowling his space. This necessitated a serious conversation. “Now, mummy,”…
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Charity Digital Marketing: five practical tools

Whether you work in a large marketing department or you are a ‘1 person band’, these resources can help you improve your digital output: Canva If you didn’t know, Canva is a free tool that has pre-set templates for everything for Facebook, Instagram or any marketing media that you need or use. Canva is great…
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