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With fundraising, communications and marketing it’s easy to get a bit lost. We help charities create workable and realistic strategies and plans to keep them going in the right direction.

To ensure their plans stay on track, charities need motivated and capable people.

Pentatonic is a Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) practitioner, accredited to administer the world’s most popular personality assessment.

We provide MBTI insights that can be used to help address team working issues, resolve conflict, manage stress, improve leadership and enhance communication.

“One of the most productive consultancy experiences that I have been involved in…we got much further down the road than I had thought possible.”
Zoë Norris, Global Systems and Supporter Development Manager, The Donkey Sanctuary

“Chris is from another world. That was quality facilitation of the highest order!”
Deprose Muchena, Regional Director for Southern Africa Amnesty International

“Chris has taken a group of us on a journey, not only helping us see the wood for the trees, but building our skills so we can then apply them to the ongoing needs of the charity.”
Katherine Jacques, Senior Marketing Consultant, Alzheimer’s Society

If you’d like to get a fresh perspective on a business challenge, why not drop us a line. Don’t worry if you are not sure what you need exactly. We can work out the brief together.

Chris Washington-Sare
07415 121929


Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world's first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of Research massive growth in giving.

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