Professor Joanna Mair from Stanford University outlines that whilst economists look at value and sociologists focus on values, social enterprise lies somewhere in between and have been in existence ever since. Her time graph which highlights published articles using specifically… Continue Reading
Having seen “Fences“, starring Denzel and Viola Davis, I have to admit that the film moved me so much that I have started telling others even using the word “Profound”, challenging them to watch it themselves and hear their perspectives….
Having been invited to take part a training course in the Netherlands entitled “talent development as a positive approach towards capacity building for youth (at risk) in order to prevent youth unemployment” in Spring of 2014; part of the application process was to… Continue Reading
I have always thought carefully about the interventions I make in different forums. In the early years it was always based on heartfelt emotion, and the truth of the matter. Working within an organisational context, it becomes a little bit… Continue Reading
Community Development, Non profits and Voluntary Sector organisations are beset with that obvious challenge to their sustainability, “Where’s the money coming from?” Providing the much needed services that these organisations are set up to deliver are always dependent on the… Continue Reading
When a youth worker gets his or her first voluntary placement or paid placement, they are in a state of transition their late teens, early, mid-late 20’s or even early 30’s. There is already a sense of giving back and… Continue Reading