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Who Moves the Creative-Change Cheese?

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“Creativity results from the interaction of a system consisting of three elements: a culture that contains symbolic rules, a person who brings novelty into the symbolic domain, and a field of experts who recognize and validate the innovation”, says Mihalyi Csikszentmihalyi, who has written much about the innate connection between creativity, happiness and meaning calling it “flow”. […]

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Do NGOs need to communicate better..?

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There is much debate among the philanthropic circles about NGO communications. The view largely seems to be that NGOs need to do much more to get across to their supporters and constituencies. While mostly the donor and the NGO opinion is that they are largely satisfied with the work being done, what is being missed […]

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Why tell a Story…?

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We human beings are wired for stories. Whether as children at our grandmother’s knee or as youngsters watching a movie or as adults reading a magazine on sports or politics, we are constantly engaged with stories. Our thinking is influenced, moved, sculpted by stories… as much as our emotions and psyches respond and react to […]