Posts Tagged ‘social enterprise’

October 31st, 2015 - 7:30 am § in Reflection & Rumination

Happy Halloween!

Frustrated with organizational politics, policies, or processes? Here's a selection of posts to let you know you're not alone. [...]

March 19th, 2014 - 6:00 am § in Good Practice, Guest Bloggers, Reflection & Rumination

If the revolution will not be funded, what can we do?

Guest blogger Akhila Kolisetty on the “NGOization” of grassroots social movements and the way forward.[...]

November 24th, 2013 - 1:00 pm § in Reflection & Rumination

“Create” nothing: A new social good mantra

On one of the social good industry’s most killer assumptions: That in the developing world, nothing exists, i.e. that there’s a blank slate upon which our interventions can be built.[...]

July 31st, 2013 - 9:37 am § in Good Practice, Guest Bloggers

Don’t change the message. Change the messenger.

Weh Yeoh of argues that everything that we do in development is about selling a message. But how do we convince people when a message goes against the grain of what they already believe?[...]

May 5th, 2013 - 3:00 pm § in Reflection & Rumination

To change the world, a pulse is required

These young people were so hungry, after only a week among development professionals in Washington DC, for an open and real conversation about development work![...]

January 29th, 2013 - 8:20 pm § in Good Practice, Reflection & Rumination

The Power of No

Funders, if you know the answer is “no”, offer it quickly and gracefully. Respect the vulnerability, but also the resilience, of those doing the asking. [...]