Welcome to Strategy 101

October 2018

Welcome to EP Insights, our new management briefing for social sector leaders. Our aim is to offer a thought-provoking selection of senior-level knowledge and practical advice that CEOs, managers and trustees can make use of to perform their roles more effectively.

We have chosen ‘Strategy 101’ as the theme for this first edition because there is surprisingly little written specifically for social purpose organisations, and we want to change that.

In this edition, we aim to debunk some myths, bring current thinking on strategy up-to-date and make what can seem an impenetrable subject accessible for everybody. We share some of the best things we’ve ever read on strategy from across industries and we also showcase examples of how some charities have transformed their organisations (and even causes) by developing winning strategies. 

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10 of the best

Ready for more about strategy? There is an amazing array of resources online to help you broaden your perspective. After much research and debate, here is the Eastside Primetimers list of the very best.