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Ideas, as well as people, now move more freely. We have put new models, drawn from other classes and other parts of the world, before the local people, creating new aspirations and new ideas.
Michael Young and Peter Willmott.
Family and Kinship in East London, 1957

Ambition is critical

Date: June 05 2014

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As we hit 25,000 followers on twitter, Tony Colville, Partnerships lead at The Young Foundation, starts a monthly reflection on new partnerships, new programmes and plans for collaboration. For more on our new partnerships follow us @tony_colville @the_young_fdn If I ask my friends what they know of Swansea, the beautiful coastal town of South Wales,... Find out more

Top tips on forming, storming and norming partnerships

Date: July 12 2013

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As a Senior Associate in the Ventures team, my role has two key functions. Firstly, it’s my job to take the innovative work we do with our ventures and find new partners to invest, replicate, test and scale ideas. It’s also my job to listen! In the last 3 months I have been forming new... Find out more