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Get rid of the project manager – or change its role!

Get rid of the project manager – or change its role!

Podcast about scrum project management with Petra de Boer recorded by MDF. Are you a project manager and wondering if scrum can help you to manage your projects more effectively? Listen to Scrumming the night away, an MDF-podcast about the benefits of using scrum with...

Blog: What are ‘Liberating Structures’?

Blog: What are ‘Liberating Structures’?

Blog by Lara Minnaard In our daily lives, we are constantly confronted with complex problems. How we deal with these problems is different for every person and every situation. But for all complex problems, different people have different pieces of the puzzle to...

Book tip: The Wizard and the Prophet by Charles Mann

Book tip: The Wizard and the Prophet by Charles Mann

Book tip by Petra de Boer  "The (Christmas) holidays are the ideal time-out for me to dive into a good book. A fat and dense one, during which I do not want to be disturbed. 'The Wizard and the Prophet' by American journalist Charles Mann had been on my list for...

Blog: What were you ordered for? by Maurice van Hoek

Blog: What were you ordered for? by Maurice van Hoek

Blog from the network by Maurice van Hoek  Do you work on (temporary) assignments, on projects or on a permanent job? Then it is essential that you can answer the question: 'What was I ordered for?' An example: My son plays football. He is playing an exciting...

Book tip: How Democracies Die by Steven Levitsky and Daniël Ziblatt

Book tip: How Democracies Die by Steven Levitsky and Daniël Ziblatt

Book tip by Charlotte Keijzer:  If there is one urgent book you should read at this moment, it is ‘How Democracies Die’. The authors, Harvard professors Steven Levitsky and Daniël Ziblatt take us on a historical tour around the world and present a deep...

Blog: From LaLaLa to LaLaLi

Blog: From LaLaLa to LaLaLi

Blog by Hanna Buschke, participant in the Art of Facilitation training course  “LaLaLi” – you might be thinking of tune of a lullaby now. It is, however, the mantra during the training course “The Art of Facilitation”. I followed this two day training course...

Book tip: The little do-gooder by Guusje Slagter

Book tip: The little do-gooder by Guusje Slagter

Book tip by Judith van der Leek: "On Tessa's Awkward Duckling blog I first read about this nicely illustrated book that calls for taking small steps to improve the world. Picking up a piece of trash, not eating meat for a day, selecting one sustainable...

Blog: Nexus Challenge on Games4Sustainability

Blog: Nexus Challenge on Games4Sustainability

“The scarcity of water is undeniably one of the biggest problems of our times. Though most of us don’t pay much attention to how we use water, the world water crisis now becomes too visible to ignore. Not long ago, Cape Town’s public administration stated that by...