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Storytelling in a Writeshop

Storytelling in a Writeshop

For the past six months, we have enjoyed the enthusiasm and fresh perspective of our intern Ymke. In a series of blogs, she shares her experiences on the power of stories and storytelling. Part three: how to facilitate storytelling in a writeshop.

Storytelling is part of our DNA

Storytelling is part of our DNA

For the past six months, we have enjoyed the enthusiasm and fresh perspective of our intern Ymke. In a series of blogs, she shares her experiences on the power of stories and storytelling. Part two: there is no single way to tell stories, just use whatever you have.

Your story has value too!

Your story has value too!

For the past six months, we have enjoyed the enthusiasm and fresh perspective of our intern Ymke. In a series of blogs, she shares her experiences on the power of stories and storytelling. Part one: why everyone’s story has value. So does your story.

System World versus Living World?

System World versus Living World?

I hear and read it everywhere: the living world set against the system world. But this cultivated dichotomy undermines a successful approach to complex societal challenges. I prefer to think in ‘living systems’.

Book tip: Now it’s up to us, call for real democracy

Book tip: Now it’s up to us, call for real democracy

Book tip by Petra de Boer: It is up to citizens to solve the greatest challenges of our time. That is the appeal of Eva Rovers to the Netherlands with her booklet 'Now it's up to us, call for real democracy'. Booklet? Yes, it is literally a small handy little book....

Researching a complex issue? Stop ‘collecting’ data

Researching a complex issue? Stop ‘collecting’ data

Research and surveys often collect experiences, stories and data. But what do you give back to the people you surveyed? By involving participants in interpreting the results, you get a better view of what is going on.

Book tip: Mapping Dialogue: Essential tools for Social Change

Book tip: Mapping Dialogue: Essential tools for Social Change

  Book tip by Manal Sayid: This book is a collaboration project. Mapping Dialogue: Essential Tools for Social Change, was written by three women and one man who met, in the summer of 2005, to talk about supporting the Nelson Mandela Foundation's Dialogue work in...

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