• Giving a voice in shrinking civic space?

    There are many different ways to contribute to positive changes in society for marginalised groups.

    news09 Mar 2020
  • Delivering a training in North Korea

    How do you explain the results chain in a country that is completely foreign to you? What if your examples don’t seem to make sense? North Korea might not be on everyone’s list of countries to visit. Nicolas Dupic was more than excited to go. So how did the differences in culture work out in the training room?

    blog04 Mar 2020
  • Roland Hansen - Copyright Peter Pauls

    Introducing a social business mindset at Malteser International

    Times are changing for traditional development. A business mind-set and social impact don’t always seem a logical combination. Roland Hansen, Senior Programme Advisor at Malteser International, was challenged to explore new potential for social businesses to create more impact. Together with Lisa Freiburg, Trainer Consultant at MDF, and Thijs van Bemmel of BemBem, they mapped the enterprising project opportunities.

    news25 Feb 2020
  • Book - surrounded by idiots

    Do you also sometimes feel that you’re surrounded by idiots..?!

    "No matter how strange it might seem, in theory, every kind of behaviour is normal"

    news17 Feb 2020
  • Struggles of a trainer III: Three levels to evaluate effective training courses

    What is the impact of your training? As a trainer, this is one of the most difficult questions to answer. In this blog, MDF expert Pauline van Norel describes 3 levels for evaluating a training.

    blog06 Feb 2020