Creative United has been a delivery partner on the Rebuilding Heritage programme since its launch in September 2020, helping the heritage sector respond to the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. A number of new resources have been published in collaboration with our Creative United business advisors that distil some key learnings from across the programme. Have a read below!
Clarifying Your Vision and Mission
This guide prepares your heritage organisation to write a meaningful vision and mission statement that you will continue to refer to and revisit as the guiding principle for your work. This piece aims to give you the practical nuts and bolts of creating a more considered approach, and delves into:
- Getting Started – Start with Your ‘Why’, Not Your ‘What’
- Looking at Your Organisation with Fresh Eyes
- Your Vision in Practice
This guide was adapted from content delivered in partnership with our Creative United business advisor, James West of West Creative.
Business Planning in Uncertain Times
How do you update – or even create – a business plan in times of uncertainty? This guide talks your heritage organisation through the considerations that should inform your plan – from your own personality to your operating context. It also offers tools to help you prioritise what is important, and know when to consider new work strands or partnerships.
Click to read more about:
- Learning from the Pandemic
- Your Circle of Control
- People: Staff and Audiences
- Income Generation and Resources
- Scenario Planning
This guide was adapted from content delivered in partnership with our Creative United business advisor, Louise Emerson of Take The Current.
Managing Hybrid Teams
Hybrid working is a reality now more than ever thanks to the pandemic. This handy guide offers insight into the advantages and pitfalls of managing hybrid teams, dispels myths, and provides a framework to help you decide what will work for your heritage organisation, including:
- Which Work Models are Currently Available?
- The Strengths and Weaknesses of Hybrid Working
- Evaluating your Current Culture
- How and When to Meet and Collaborate?
- ‘Heimarbeitneid’ – Envy of Home Workers
- Expectation and Obligations- Remote Working and the Law
- Putting It All Together: a Template for Implementing Hybrid Working
This guide was adapted from content delivered in partnership with our Creative United business advisor, Andrew Evans of Think Philanthropy & Diversify Your Talent.