Back in 2011, I first wrote about a new area of interest in campaigning for me – the internal obstacles to effective campaigning. I had been struck, over the previous few years running training courses around the world, about how often this issue had cropped up.
So what are those obstacles? Why don’t more people and NGOs run successful campaigns? I think internal obstacles can often be a problem, and I fear that these internal obstacles still very often resonate today with campaigners.
So I have tried to list the obstacles that I have either experienced or heard of – and then I have tried to sketch out a possible answer . Over the next few weeks I am going to be posting a series of articles on the internal obstacles to campaigning … and be good to know what you think ….