unconscious incompetence in the development sector

I’ll try to keep this post upbeat, but I must be honest – it will be very much against how I feel right now. And it is for a good reason.  Recently, my boss sent me an article by Jenny Mackness entitled “Living in a state of conscious incompetence.” Conscious incompetence is the second stage in … More unconscious incompetence in the development sector

Apply now! The challenge of applications

In times of scarce resources (more people competing for fewer funds) and growing openness to crowdsourcing as a method to identify interesting solutions (often accompanied by prizes), the manner in which you transmit what you have in mind carries a live-or-die kind of weight with it. And since we’re usually filling applications not  because we … More Apply now! The challenge of applications

To pin or not to pin? Can a non-profit benefit from being on Pinterest?

When my friend and I were creating our foundation (for media literacy and freedom of speech), one of the few things that were obvious for us was that the foundation should have its accounts and profiles on all major social media sites available in Poland (including twitter, which at that time had only marginal meaning … More To pin or not to pin? Can a non-profit benefit from being on Pinterest?