• A day different from others

    The two days were different from other days. We woke up in a nice hotel room in the centre of Bangkok, no need to rush to the office, no worries about the busy traffic, no children school drop off, and no emails. A relaxing morning.

    news01 Apr 2019
  • What have horses got to do with management?

    Horses respond to us best when our behavior and our emotions are in synch. They ask two questions of us; ‘is it safe to be around you?’ and ‘are you the boss or am I?’ The way we present ourselves to the horse answers both of these questions and tells us more about our natural leadership potential than any human guru, coach or mentor. 

    news01 Apr 2019
  • Welfare organisations need to demonstrate their impact

    In the Dutch welfare sector it is becoming increasingly important to demonstrate the impact of projects in terms of effectiveness, relevance, and sustainability.How to make it work? Helena van Goor followed the Impact Evaluation course and shares her insights on where to start.

    news26 Mar 2019
  • How to give shape to meaningful change in an organisation?

    How do you choose the right interventions when you design a change process in an organisation? This blog gives you building blocks, tips to structure and useful websites to make a well-considered choice when developing a coherent intervention plan for change. 

    blog22 Mar 2019
  • Facilitation skills for an evaluator

    Ensuring your evaluation stays relevant to stakeholders asks for more creativity than powerpoints. Hilde van Dijkhorst joined MDF in November 2018 as a senior evaluator and as part of her induction she participated in the Training and Facilitation Skills course. What has she integrated into her work as an evaluator?

    news18 Mar 2019