Although best known for our wide selection of training courses, our other services include Interim Management, Strategic Planning, Community Consultation, Coaching/Mentoring and Conference and Event Management.
We also have a great range of products and online resources, toolkits and in house training packages. Empower Resellers is a great no investment, no risk way to generate much needed unrestricted funds by selling the great brand that is Empower.
We also support a number of charities including Captive Animals’ Protection Society, working to better the lives of domestic and wild animals around the world.
In line with Empower's environmental policy and commitment to sustainability all the lunches provided on Empower training courses will be vegetarian.
We are proud to be a UK wide organisation aiming to meet the needs of the not for profit sector across Britain so get in touch. Our clients are our friends and we aim to develop a relationship of honesty and trust with you which will stand the test of time. Our company will develop based on what YOU need, when YOU need it.
Many organisations have forgone their Strategic Plans, questioning their relevance during such turbulent and unpredictable times, suggesting the need to be free to react swiftly on a day-to-day basis. Whilst I acknowledge that organisations need to be able to respond quickly to risk and opportunity, this does not preclude the need for a Strategic Plan. This is because the more time you have to predict issues and opportunities, the best able you are to react. When firefighters attend a blaze they have little information about the situation they will face and yet, when deployed, they know what to do and how to tackle the blaze effectively. This is because they plan for a range of eventualities to which everyone has trained for, where individuals have specific roles, they work effectively as a team and have a shared vision of success. Charities, Social Enterprises and businesses can learn a lot from this approach...Published by Bev Garside of Empower - Support for the Voluntary Sector on 28/11/2013 View this entry
A charity made front page news by closing after receiving £100,000 from the Home Office because it's been "too successful" in reducing crime and so its services are no longer needed. Well done to them - rather than try and continue a service that no one wants/needs, or to re-invent themselves with new services (which would undoubtedly have moved in into areas different to those that originally attracted its staff, volunteers, trustees and other supporters to it), they've decided to shut up shop, celebrate and allow all involved to move on to new adventures with a renewed sense of excitement and optimism. Too often I see groups and agencies who are 'fighting on' long past their use-by date...Published by Adrian Ashton of Insight, Development, Encouragement on 22/11/2013 View this entry