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Stakeholder Management

Demystifying Stakeholder Management

“Bonjour Monsieur, comment allez-vous?”, were the first words I said to a French gentleman who headed a business function in my last organization.…

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Amani Institute

Social Innovation Management – Learning Objectives and Interconnected Skills Courses

Embracing uncertainty is the mantra of our times. With some organizations calling it quits on remote work, and others restructuring and preparing for …

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An Unconventional Take on the Future of Education

By Roshan Paul, Co-Founder and CEO, Amani InstituteThis text below was inspired by a keynote Speech Arthan invited me to give in July at their virtual…

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Arthan: a Panel on the Future of Jobs

Hard and Soft Skills, Mentors, and Purpose: How to Build a Career in the Impact Sector

Amani Institute led a panel discussion as a part of 'Building Civil Society Organizations of the Future', an online event series led by our partners A…

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Comfort, Stretch, Panic. Which Zone Are You In?

Have you ever been in a team or project for a long haul and craved a new challenge? Or do you recall a time when you had to push your boundaries and l…

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leverage your strengths

Capitalize on Your Strengths in Your Leadership Journey

Who is a leader? This is an age-old question that has many answers depending on who you ask. One of our favorite definitions is by John Quincy Adams w…

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feedback

Changing the Culture of Feedback

Imagine that I am your manager and I have called you into my room to speak with you. I then say to you: ‘Your Name; I have feedback for you.’ What…

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Creative Leadership in Times of Vulnerability

By Renata Ferreira, Amani Fellow from Brazil in 2018.Picture by @jamesponddotcoJust over four months ago, the first cases of COVID-19 were reported in…

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How to Get Your Money’s Worth from Training your Staff

For many small and growing businesses (SGBs) sending an employee to a course or a program can be a big investment – timewise and financially. Hence,…

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wanjiku njuguna Amani Institute

Out of sight – out of mind? An Interview with Wanjiku Njuguna

Prison systems across the globe are in dire need of innovation. This is also true - or more urgently so even - for countries in which other pressing p…

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