“How can we measure and quantify our social impact?” That’s essentially the “exam question” for all evaluation projects. It’s what clients want to know and the question that should be at the fore of all evaluation designs. So, I thought I would share my Five Golden Rules of evaluation in the hope that these will […] Read More
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In the words of Hoagey Carmichael’s “old sweet song”, Georgia’s on my mind. Since 1930 that song has been covered by many great American artists, including Georgia’s own Ray Charles, Ella Fitzgerald, and Louis Armstrong. Willie Nelson once performed a version accompanied by former governor of Georgia and US President Jimmy Carter on harmonica. A […] Read More
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We live in a world of networks. Our phones and computer give us access to innumerable interactions that would have been inconceivable thirty years ago, allowing us to make endless connections on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, and countless other social media platforms. The ongoing shift to working from home makes business and professional networks ever […] Read More
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When we evaluate policies and measure data it’s not unusual to find a gap between our expectations and what actually happened. The eminent British economist John Maynard Keynes is sometimes credited with saying “when the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do?” Reality is notoriously stubborn and so, as Keynes noted, it […] Read More
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