People say that if you really want to get to the core reason for something, you should ask (and answer) … More info

One Monday in early March 2020 I was taking my class of American students on a field trip to the … More info

Everyday we are bombarded with mixed messages about our differences. On one hand, we are encouraged to “think out of … More info

Whenever I disclose that I started my career as an engineer at ExxonMobil, I get odd looks. ExxonMobil’s environmental reputation … More info

It was a rainy afternoon, with black clouds covering the sky and the thick humid air that is common during … More info

Interviewing women in a remote rural village in northern Sierra Leone, a tiny young woman told me that she had … More info

SDGs, Malaria, HIV amongst sex workers… I have travelled a lot, but I had never seen so many people working … More info

This one minute animation is a snapshot of our thinking on two broad topics: truth and power. Applying the Whole … More info

One of the main reasons we were selected amongst almost 30 other proposals to carry out the evaluation of the … More info

Corporate speak is a sort of newspeak. Jargon is the norm and it is all very “rational”. “Emotions”, especially in … More info

As Head of Effective Philanthropy and C&A Foundation, Lee A. Risby was looking for an evaluation approach that would not … More info

The pin dropped! After ten years applying the Whole Person Approach (WPA) to my work, I finally realised it goes … More info

There are people that we have an immediate connection with. This was the case of Laura Somoggi, Sustainability, Cross-sector Partnerships … More info

We are in the information age. Our daily lives are inundated with information. Many of us watch the news, check … More info

In this interview, Chris Taylor, Director of Oasis School of Human Relations Foundation, talks about the Whole Person Approach in evaluations.  … More info

Josephine Hetherington, former Project Manager at Adam Smith International (ASI), is used to managing problematic projects, with difficult clients and … More info

Ilan Vuddamalay, Programme Manager at C&A Foundation, knows how easy it is for evaluation reports to be put on the … More info

Creative picture cards can be used in a number of situations, from brainstorming in groups to one-to-one conversations. They allow … More info

Along with my creative picture cards, my facilitation kit would be incomplete without my box of objects. I just love … More info

A maximum of 20 pages! That was our main requirement for the final report on the findings of the evaluation … More info

Corporate partnerships with non-governamental organisations (NGOs) to deliver international aid are on the rise. This is good news for those … More info

Writing evaluation reports can be as daunting as reading them! With the information collected by three consultants, in more than … More info

We change all the time, the world changes, people around us change, animals change, nature changes, the planet changes, the … More info

For some of us 24 hours in a day is not enough. For others, there is plenty of time to … More info

“Sorry” is perhaps the most used expression in the English dictionary after “Thank you”. Yet, most of the times it … More info

I have been working in the environmental area for almost 15 years now. As such, I often wonder if my … More info

Almost 29 million people have watched ‘The power of vulnerability 2010’s TED TALK’ by Brené Brown. The sheer volume of … More info

I first came across the poem by Rabbi Alvin Fine, Life is a journey and death a destination when looking … More info

When people ask me what I do for a living I often ponder if I should give them the short … More info

How many times have we heard: “… and then something else happened.” No matter how much we plan, when it … More info

It is not uncommon for us to keep doing things the way we have always done them. The definition of … More info

That technology changes the way we live is not surprising. How much it is ingrained in our behaviour, though, is … More info

My facilitation career started with co-facilitation. I was invited by Chris Taylor to run the People Planet and Purpose Open … More info

Having studied in a Catholic school, from a very early age I was told to follow the Golden Rule: “You … More info

Today, 33% of city dwellers live in slums. By 2050 half of the world’s population will live in slums. “How can … More info

“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.”

Albert Einstein
Life is always beautiful and successful … More info

Oasis’ Seven Stage Model has become a bible to me. I use it as a framework to design all the … More info

It is common knowledge that first impressions count. I learned this in my teenage years. Before going on a date, … More info

What is the worst thing that can happen? Can anyone die? This may seem dramatic, but in the beginning of … More info