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What’s the Key to a Sound Engagement Process?

The answer is simple – focus on being a champion of the process not a champion of the outcome.

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IAP2 Core Values – Do We Need A Refresh?

The values have served us well in practice and challenged us to deliver engagement that can meet these ideals. But, to me, there is one burning question and that is ‘do we need a refresh?’

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Community Engagement Versus Stakeholder Engagement

Over the past few months of IAP2 training there have been some very interesting discussions about community versus stakeholder engagement.c

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How Can You Build Resilience When You Work in Community Engagement

It's Saturday, and you've had a long week already but you've got to manage a community drop in session. The local community is angry. There’s an action group, and a particularly angry man.

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IAP2 Spectrum – has it Reached its Use-by Date

I remember the first time I met the Spectrum. I was at a pub one night (truthfully – ok it was an IAP2 networking event when there were less than 100 members in Australasia). And it was love at first sight.

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