Leading Through the „New World Disorder“

By |2021-09-15T17:26:44+02:0025 Februar 2020|Insights, News|

We now have less than 10 years to keep humanity’s promise to itself yet achieving the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 still seems distant and elusive. Many of my friends and colleagues leading their own agency, NGO  or social enterprise started this year with the nagging question: “How do I prepare my organization for a Learn more

From NGO to Social Business : Why and How

By |2020-02-14T10:10:17+01:0014 Februar 2020|Insights, News|

Leaders of development and aid organisations talk a lot about changing donor models, value for money, operational efficiency, new technology and changing business models, and many believe that being aware of these mitigates the need for serious changes. It doesn’t.

No More Restructuring! Please.

By |2021-09-15T16:58:19+02:0014 Juli 2019|Insights, News|

The need to change an organisation is constant. Non-profit organisations should beat the permanent catch-up playing and disruptive, expensive restructuring projects. But how? At MzN International, we explore how we can keep up with the changing environment without having to constantly go through reorganisation projects.

FAQs: Commercial Contracting

By |2021-09-14T15:06:09+02:007 März 2019|Insights, News|

Commercial contracts are buzzwords in today’s non-profit world. Everyone is talking about their potential to fund programmes and most seem to agree that they are a useful addition to the ideal funding mix. However,  hardly anyone knows where to start.

Unlocking the potential of the global compact for migration

By |2021-09-14T20:55:26+02:0018 Dezember 2018|Insights, News|

Whilst I am proud that Germany signed the Global Compact for Migration,this,  in itself, is not enough. Together with my colleagues at MzN International and several civil society organisations in Germany, we have therefore co-signed a paper of demands recommending decisive action to our Government.

Is there a better way?

By |2017-07-13T09:35:46+02:0013 Juli 2017|Insights, News|

Great innovators, from all walks of life and in every corner of the earth have made their impact on the world by relentlessly asking if there is a better way to create positive change.

Smart NGOs

By |2016-08-13T10:00:22+02:0013 August 2016|Insights, News|

It is one of the oldest and more worn debates in the sector: How to make an NGO more efficient and effective for more impact? However, the drive for more bang for each charitable buck has now become an urgent necessity rather than a mere aspiration. The traditional drivers of the NGO efficiency and effectiveness Learn more

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