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Podcast Ep 7 – how to seek Remain – with Mike Buckley

  Richard’s guest in the latest episode of his podcast ‘Making the world better’ is Mike Buckley. Mike is a political campaigner who has been seeking social and political change for many years, most recently as head of the ‘Labour for a public vote’ campaign. Richard got to know Mike after ChangeStar’s social change consultancy … Continued

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Why fundraisers should follow their hearts – and not just the rules

Fundraisers love rules. Throughout most of our careers, we are told to analyse the statistics, follow the evidence and learn the right techniques. But to be a great fundraiser, following the rules is not enough. There is some great fundraising literature out there, and most effective fundraisers will have learnt a range of principles and … Continued

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New podcast episode – how self affirmation can change our behaviour

Our director Richard has launched episode 3 of his podcast series today – and it’s a particularly interesting one – whether you’re someone involved in seeking social or political change, or just curious about the world! Richard’s conversation in this episode is with Peter Harris, who is a professor of Psychology at the University of Sussex. … Continued

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New podcast – Making the world better

                    We’re very excited to announce that ‘Making the world better’, the new #podcast from our director, Richard Docwra, is now live! In the podcast, Richard talks to people who are making the world better – not just those tackling big issues at a global scale … Continued

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How to vote on Thursday

  You may think that a business shouldn’t make political statements. But the aim of our business is to seek positive social change – so politics is what we’re about. We could write a much longer piece on this, but for the sake of brevity, here is our simple point. Nearly all of the causes … Continued

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Project lead wanted!

We will soon be launching a very exciting new agency offshoot, which aims to create things that will make the world better – from communications to new organisations. We are seeking an experienced, driven, entrepreneurial Project Lead to drive the development of our first project – a national organisation to promote media literacy and critical … Continued

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Could you be our new Chief Executive?

Charismatic leader and communicator sought to drive one of the UK’s top performing charity agencies forward to a new level.   Our plans for the future ChangeStar is a fundraising and social change agency helping good causes to connect with people to do good things. For over a decade, we’ve been helping clients achieve some … Continued

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Social hack 1 – Safer roads for all

There are many social issues in the world that need attention, and that can affect the lives of certain people in significant ways. Some of these problems might lie beyond the remit of existing charities and institutions, whereas other problems might have solutions that simply haven’t yet been dreamt up yet. In #socialhacks, this new … Continued

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