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Dan Honig

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Better Beef: Guest Dan Honig of Happy Valley Meat Co.

No Ounce Wasted

No Ounce Wasted Radio Show Dan Honig owns Happy Valley Meat Company, which sources ethically raised meat, direct from small northeast farmers. They work to make the wholesale meat business more human and efficient, allowing each part of the chain to focus on their specialty. Dan Honig is the owner of Happy Valle Meat Co. and an advocate for sustainable meat systems. https://www.happyvalleymeat.com/  dan@happyvalleymeat.com ~ More About No Ounce Wasted ~  Profit margin perils, mental health crises, employee challenges. Being a butcher is so much more than cutting meat. No Ounce Wasted is a safe space for butchers to share their successes and woes, so that we can all learn and grow together. Join host Bryan Mayer, butcher, educator and Team USA World Butcher Competition member, as he has honest conversations about staying sharp in the meat business. https://www.thebutchersguild.org/NOW The Butchers Guild Member Community – https://www.facebook.com/groups/290306161876773/ Butchers of America – The Butchers Guild Team USA – https://www.facebook.com/Butchers-of-America-The-Butchers-Guild-Team-USA-256752331467954/     To get more of  No Ounce Wasted, be sure to visit the archives page for replays of all the shows here: https://www.inspiredchoicesnetwork.com/podcast/no-ounce-wasted/

21 Apr 2020

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S2:E14—Dan Honig, Johns Hopkins SAIS

The Radical Bureaucrat

We have a sprawling conversation with Dan Honig, who helps us understand what's happening in West Africa and at his temporary Comfy COVID Country Cottage in Madison, Virginia. What does it take to not only make space for bureaucrats to want to rock the boat for the sake of the people, but to also reform and reimagine institution that keep the boat headed on the right course: justice.


16 Apr 2020

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Norms, state capacity, & elections: Dr Ken Opalo & Dr Dan Honig


It's a coup! Ken Opalo and Dan Honig - Assistant Professors of International Development - have seized my podcast!They discuss brilliant new work by Dr George Kwaku Ofosu, Postdoctoral Research Associate at Washington University in St Louis: "Do Fairer Elections Increase the Responsiveness of Politicians?", forthcoming in the American Political Science Review. https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/american-political-science-review/article/do-fairer-elections-increase-the-responsiveness-of-politicians/26AA077459ACA822C4E20A9903E64691#.XVbd_1sosiQ.twitter. Read more about his work here: https://www.georgeofosu.com/And Tugba Bozcaga, PhD candidate at MIT. Read her paper here: https://t.co/ruc5W88M5s?amp=1 And learn more about her work her: https://www.tugbabozcaga.com/

1hr 21mins

1 Sep 2019

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How Can Aid Agencies Foster "Navigation By Judgment?" - Dr Dan Honig


In "Navigation by Judgment", Dr Dan Honig demonstrates that greater autonomy for front-line staff improves performance in aid agencies.In this podcast, Dan provides practical "how to" guidance for aid agencies looking to encourage and enable local autonomy. He suggests - Learning from front line staff, understanding their constraints;- Recognising that within the formal rules, there is still room for manoeuvre;- Celebrating good practices (of navigation by judgement);- Start talking to bosses, they may actually be really supportive;- Trust your staff.In short, "there's a lot of wiggle room, start wiggling!".We do hope you enjoy this episode.To get in touch, email dhonig@jhu.edu, danhonig.info/


4 Dec 2018

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"Navigation by Judgment": Dr. Dan Honig


Which improves aid effectiveness: setting targets and monitoring delivery, or enhancing autonomy for frontline workers?Dr. Dan Honig explores this question using a database of 14,000 development projects and eight qualitative studies. We discuss his methods, findings, and implications. I do hope you enjoy it. Check out the book: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/navigation-by-judgment-9780190672454?cc=gb&lang=en&


9 May 2018