How will you use your ‘bonus’ day?

With 2012 being a leap year, tomorrow is 29th February. No news there. But if you think about it, tomorrow is a sort of ‘bonus’ day, one that we wouldn’t usually get. I call it a ‘duck realignment day’, because it gives us a chance to get all of our ducks back in a row. So why not make the most of this windfall and take a bit of time out to do something that you’ve been meaning to do for ages, but haven’t yet got around to? Here are three suggestions. Continue reading

An alternative mission statement

Many organisations develop a ‘mission statement’ setting out what they do and why they do it. But none of them come close to this one. It’s the ‘Holstee Manifesto’ and I just had to share it.

Welcome

Welcome to Sockmonkey Consulting’s brand new website!

Sockmonkey Consulting provides high quality research and consultancy services to organisations in the public, not-for-profit and social enterprise sectors.

My name is Simon Perks and I am the founder, director and – for the moment, at least – sole employee. I work with organisations across the public, not-for-profit and social enterprise sectors to help them to make better decisions, to improve their performance and to achieve better value for money. Continue reading