(Why Peacebuilders Need to) Dump the Terms 'Success' and 'Failure'

Submitted by Danielle Smith on Wed, 10 Jun 2015, 7:25pm

Making a sustainable impact in complex peacebuilding environments requires that we stop thinking in terms of success and failure. Complex, adaptive social systems mean that striving for “success” often leads us to make unsustainable or even negative impacts; while avoiding “failure” means we stifle learning and miss opportunities for innovation. Rob Ricigliano will share his work with The Omidyar Group in thinking and acting differently in complex environments in order to implement a new paradigm for making sustainable change in a complex world.

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Wednesday, June 10, 2015
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