How Bolivia’s history has defined the social actions

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So I’m finally taking the opportunity and use my knowledge and experience of the amazing country of Bolivia to dive into the topics of groups and differences a little bit further. Although I have to admit that I do not have the romantic view over the green mountains from my wooden cottage and the virgin…

How organization continues

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In the case of organizing I am not the best one to talk to. My house is regularly a mess, and when I’m writing a paper, the same can be said about my documentation. However, as we’ve seen before, the definition of organization is not merely structure. Organization does not necessarily have to be predictable…

The story of the red tomato

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Last autumn I was invited to organize, in cooperation with a social media marketeer, a workshop for people working in the genetic modification of plants. The initiating organization wanted to provide its members with tools to participate in the discussions held in their field of expertise, and mainly the discussion held with the general public.…

How people make the change

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After the last blog, I started a very interesting discussion with one of the people who read it. On definitions of change, innovation and improvement and the distinction between assumptions and facts. Just a very short recap. How I see change, is a difference of the status quo, in general it is changing from one…

The danger of pursuing change

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For those who don’t know, I did my bachelors in Animal Sciences and am currently enrolled for the masters of Development and Rural Innovation. As we call it in Wageningen, the shift from life sciences to social sciences. And it wasn’t the first time I had to explain my choice. Well to be honest, it…

Why we started

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The world is full of inspiring people with fabulous ideas to make a change, with the ambition to leave this place a bit better than we found it. The opinions we have about that are in and of itself not important, but that we share them is. Whether it is to inform, convince of test…