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September 15th, 2014 - 7:00 pm § in Good Practice, Reflection & Rumination

11 useless approaches to communicating about global development

New publication suggests a new way forward for international aid organizations’ communications strategies with the general public.[...]

September 11th, 2014 - 7:00 am § in Good Practice, Reflection & Rumination

Wanted: New narratives in international development communications

A new publication explores how international organizations can get beyond polarizing portrayals of global development and aid.[...]

June 4th, 2014 - 3:55 pm § in Good Practice, Guest Bloggers

America’s budding professionals: Well-traveled and ready to save the world

What should employers do when they come across voluntourism experience on a resume? (A more and more frequent phenomenon)[...]

May 21st, 2014 - 3:00 pm § in Good Practice, Guest Bloggers

Knowing when (and why) to stop and listen

“The presenting problem and the real (or underlying) problem are different.” Joe Shaffner on Peter Block’s book, "Flawless Consulting: A Guide to Getting Your Expertise Used."[...]

May 18th, 2014 - 2:10 pm § in Good Practice, Uncategorized

How many aid workers does it take to screw in a lightbulb?

Stand Up Planet focuses on people as solutions through the lens of comedy. “Young, gifted and funny are good natural resources to have.”[...]

May 14th, 2014 - 8:41 am § in Good Practice, Uncategorized

Do grassroots organizations in poor countries have an image problem?

What if the talents of 19 public relations and corporate communications Masters students were directed at helping grassroots organizations getting better at selling themselves?[...]