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In conversation with... Karin Tenelius, co-founder, Tuff Leadership Training

Why creating simple, open, honest dialogue is essential to teams going through big change, like redefining their purpose and identity.

Identity & culture
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In conversation with… Jane Petit, CEO, Foothold

As demand for support surges amid the coronavirus crisis, is it time for benevolent funds to rethink their purpose? We speak to Foothold CEO Jane Petit.

Identity & culture
Neo's Kelly Smith in Kingley Vale woods, South Downs National Park

We need our forests more than ever, and they need us

As we celebrate World Forests Day, we reflect on what forests mean to us, our organisation and the rest of the world – and why it's more important than ever to protect them.  

Winning hearts and minds must start from within charities – brand and culture – Neo Winning hearts and minds must start from within charities – brand and culture – Neo

Want to change hearts and minds? Start with your own

A brand story is much stronger if it rings true within the organisation. So, if you want to connect better with your supporters, dare to start with yourselves.


The eight principles of successful optimism

Inspired by Meaning 2017, we explore eight ideas on practical positivity – and measure ourselves against them.


Why pitching won't help you find the right partner

If we want our working partnerships to be truly rewarding, we need to rethink how they begin.

Ways of working

How to create purposeful, lasting partnerships

Relationships are a big part of our work. Only with trust, openness and true collaboration can we begin to find what matters – then make it matter more.

Ways of working
Picture of empty chair and bucket in garden, with caption; “Last summer you rose to one challenge. Since then many have been defeated by another.”

What we've learned since #lastsummer

Reflections on launching a major awareness campaign for the MND Association


Five reasons to read.... Frederic Laloux

Nicole makes the case for reading groundbreaking book Reinventing Organisations.

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Leading with your whole heart

Showing vulnerability at work feels risky, but it's powerful.

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The change I’d like to see in 2015

Why I think 2015 has potential to be a pretty significant year.

Neo studio

Feeling okay with the octopus: four things we've learned from rebranding ourselves

We're used to doing it for other organisations, but as anyone who's tried to apply their skills close to home will know, you can be your own worst client.


Meeting ourselves where we are

How colleagues that mindfully meditate together can move mountains together.

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International Women's Day

What does this day mean to women in the UK?


Time to tackle Female Genital Mutilation

Today I wanted to find the most impactful, single action that I could take to make a difference.


Business not as usual

There really has never been a more critical time to address the environmental, economic and social future of our world.