Earlier this year Ian Dixon ventured to PNG to undertake the Kokoda Track as part of a fundraising trek for White Ribbon. The challenge was demanding but immensely satisfying. In this article Ian reflects on his journey and the learnings that can be applied to the field of cross sector partnering.
A new guidebook focussed on value creation within partnerships has recently been developed by The Partnering Initiative (UK) in conjunction with UNDESA. It sets out to demystify the concept of ‘added value’ that partnerships can bring and provides a process and tools to help maximise value for all. Here we review the new guide and highlight some of the key messages.
One of the greatest challenges in partnering is to build and maintain trust. Ensuring there are ‘no surprises’ when engaging with your partners is a crucial part of this trust building process. But how can we make sure this happens and that all communication is open and transparent?
In this article Jane Russo reflects on the recent 2 Day Partnering Essentials™ program: ‘How to Partner and Get Results’ that she facilitated and highlights some insights into the process and learnings.
As more and more organisations embrace cross sector partnering to solve complex issues or tough challenges, the focus is turning to how we can get the best results from this type of collaboration? One essential ingredient which is often overlooked is building partnering capability within partnering organisations.
DIXON Partnering Solutions is proud to announce that Jane Russo of Enabling Solutions has been appointed as our first Licensee to conduct the Partnering Essentials™ suite of short course partnering skills programs.
As you start this year with high expectations from existing or new partnering initiatives it can be challenging knowing where to begin. To give you a head start we have put together some tips for how you can get the most value from your partnering.
A South Australian land access initiative gains momentum following a major Co–designing the Future Workshop in late 2017. The aim of this initiative is to bring together the Mineral and Exploration Industry, Native Title Groups and Government to achieve greater certainty, efficiency and effectiveness in land access.
DIXON Partnering Solutions (DPS) in conjunction with our partner organisation CQ University have joined together to launch a new online "Introduction to Cross Sector Partnering" course. This new course is one of the first online programs for cross sector partnering in the world and is based on the highly successful Partnering Essentials™suite of programs developed and delivered by DPS over the last nine years.