Is it necessary to have a ‘work you’ and a ‘real you’?
Matt struggled for years to become what he thought was the Platonic ideal of a Trusts and Foundations fundraiser. The conflict between this persona and his ‘real’ self caused wellbeing strains – and didn’t always result in better fundraising.
Things started to change after he had an epiphany during a full run of a comedy show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
This session is for anyone who has struggled to fulfil expectations around who they should be at work. It will cover a smorgasbord of lessons Matt has transferred from comedy to fundraising, and underlines the major wellbeing benefits of ‘dropping the act’.