Michelle Comments for HR Grapevine Magazine

19 February 2018

In this article, HR Grapevine discusses why everyone, including leaders, should find a professional mentor to support their career progression.

In it, Michelle comments that the 'disruptive' nature of mentoring is important, saying:

“While it is important that the relationship be one of mutual respect – and where conversation and time spent together can be enjoyed – it is also very useful to be mentored by someone who works outside of your immediate industry - having a different background means that your worldview can be adapted.”

Michelle writes for Arts Professional

2 February 2018

Where are our young and diverse trustees?

Trustee Leadership Programme Newsletter: September 2017

29 January 2018

Welcome to the Trustee Leadership Programme Newsletter! This newsletter gives updates from within the charity sector and our upcoming events.

Trustee Leadership Programme Newsletter: October 2017

29 January 2018

Welcome to the Trustee Leadership Programme Newsletter! This newsletter gives updates from within the charity sector and our upcoming events.

Trustee Leadership Programme Newsletter: November 2017

29 January 2018

Welcome to the Trustee Leadership Programme Newsletter! This newsletter gives updates from within the charity sector and our upcoming events.

Trustee Leadership Programme Newsletter: December 2017

29 January 2018

Welcome to the Trustee Leadership Programme Newsletter! This newsletter gives updates from within the charity sector and our upcoming events.

Trustee Leadership Programme Newsletter: January 2018

29 January 2018

Welcome to the Trustee Leadership Programme Newsletter! This newsletter gives updates from within the charity sector and our upcoming events.

Michelle Comments for Elite Business

18 January 2018

How to Make Sure Your Startup Keeps Innovating 

This Elite Business article shares ideas on how to avoid becoming a one-hit wonder through a culture of innovation.

One of the suggestions comes from Cause4's CEO, Michelle Wright, who adds:

Michelle comments for Natwest Content Live

2 January 2018

Management strategies: surviving the early years

In this article, Natwest Content Live discusses ways to survive the first years of starting your own business.

'Around half of all UK start-ups fail in the first five years, while 64% are hit with unexpected costs in the first year alone. We look at ways that businesses can survive the early years and carefully manage surprise costs.'

Amongst the suggestions is one idea from Cause4's CEO, Michelle Wright:

Theatres to receive training on staging controversial work

19 December 2017

Press Release: Digital Theatre

Theatres creating potentially controversial work can now receive training on how to handle sensitive subjects, as part of a new scheme from the Index on Censorship.

Funded by Arts Council England and created in partnership with arts advocacy group What Next? and social enterprise Cause4, the support scheme is aimed at chief executives and chairs of arts organisations to ensure they can appropriately handle difficult subjects.

Michelle writes for Minutehack

12 December 2017

How Becoming A Charity Trustee Can Boost Your Career

One in four of the UK’s smaller charities – and one in five larger charities – are struggling to survive.  They need the experience and support of capable, well-connected people who can help guide the work they do and the strategies they adopt.

Cause4 Winter Newsletter

12 December 2017

As the year draws to a close, we are delighted to share our Winter Newsletter with you, with some of our highlights of the year, and news of what to look out for in 2018.

Michelle Comments for Just Average Jen

6 December 2017

Easy Ways to Help Charities this Christmas

In this blog, Just Jen gives her ideas for 24 ways to help charities this Christmas without breaking the bank.

Amongst her brilliant suggestions is one idea from Cause4's CEO, Michelle Wright.

Sparing your time

Michelle writes for NatWest Content Live

6 December 2017

How to hire your first management team

As your business expands, you may need additional help to ensure your company remains profitable.

Owner-managers are notorious for failing to recognise the limitation of their own skills and being able to step back from their business's daily operations.

Risks, Rights and Reputations - challenging a risk averse culture

30 November 2017

Risks, Rights and Reputations is led by Index on Censorship in partnership with What Next? and Cause4.

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This vital half day training for CEOs and Chairs of Trustees supports arts and cultural organisations to handle difficult subjects and sensitive stories to deliver the best work possible.