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A podcast from The Wheel, which brings you inspiring voices, news, and views from around the non-profit world.

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A podcast from The Wheel, which brings you inspiring voices, news, and views from around the non-profit world.

    3: Human Conversations — The Language of Empathy

    3: Human Conversations — The Language of Empathy

    To round out our exploration of language and the nonprofit community, in this episode we're looking at empathy. Many of us in the nonprofit community work on behalf of other people, and few would contest the importance of keeping them at the centre of our work at all times. But although we're always working with this goal in mind, it can be a challenge to make sure that our language always reflects this reality.  
     
    In the first section of today’s podcast, our guest is public affairs consultant Kathleen O’Meara. Our second guest is Laura Murphy, a poet, activist, camapigner, and communications strategist — and an outspoken advocate for survivors of Mother and Baby Homes in Ireland. 

    2: Say What You Mean — Plain English for Nonprofits

    2: Say What You Mean — Plain English for Nonprofits

    This is the second episode of our three-part series about language and the nonprofit sector. Today, we’re all about keeping it simple and saying what you mean. Our guest is Sean Driver, who works with the National Adult Literacy Agency as their plain English editor, and he explains why it's so important to use straightforward language whenever we can.

    1: Words Matter — The Language of Nonprofits

    1: Words Matter — The Language of Nonprofits

    The language of the nonprofit sector is constantly shifting, and in this series of The Good Stuff we’re looking at why that matters.

    3: Series 2:3. Organisational Resilience During COVID-19 — HR and Fundraising for Nonprofits

    3: Series 2:3. Organisational Resilience During COVID-19 — HR and Fundraising for Nonprofits

    Episode 3 of The Good Stuff tackles the resilience of organisations.

    2: Series 2:2. Resilience vs Resistance — Keeping Social Change on the Agenda During COVID-19

    2: Series 2:2. Resilience vs Resistance — Keeping Social Change on the Agenda During COVID-19

    In this episode, we look at the resilience of ideas.

    1: Series 2: 1. Resilience in Theory and in Practice

    1: Series 2: 1. Resilience in Theory and in Practice

    In episode 1, we sit down with Peter McBride, Director of the Cohen Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, to get his perspective on resilience as a concept and what is important for organisations right now. We also speak with Stephanie Manahan, CEO of the Central Remedial Clinic, who lead the CRC through a transformative time and offers her insights into dealing with large-scale change.

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