It is also a great opportunity for expansion. I don’t mean in size but in thinking as they concentrate on survival and the future. A necessary reality for all.
BVSC’s innovative link with Birmingham City Council and a wide range of 3rd sector local organisations is creative and an appropriate response to a challenge that is bigger than any one organisation. Brian Carr, BVSC CEO is helping to harness what he calls “coalitions of kindness.”
It appears that the future will involve some level partnership working so now is your chance to reach out at a time some are turning in on themselves.
One client of mine is exploring how to upskill her team by linking with a similar organisation and buddying up individuals to share ideas, learn from problems and get tips from successes. How cool is that? And who knows what that cooperation might lead to in the future.
Talk to your landlord, how can you help them? What can they do for you?
Connect with neighbouring organisations. What do you have in common? What local information can you share? What help can you provide?
Reach out to people in other organisations like yours, now might be a time for sharing ideas and skills or combining to organise future events together.