A reflection in two parts
The party is about to begin. You think you have the right clothes and have been looking forward to meeting new people, but are you ready?
Watch for this workshop at the Tamarack Community Change Institute
Community change is complex. It is useful to consider the right structure for your backbone and embed effective governance strategies in your collective impact effort.
Champions for Change workshop reflections
Gather 120 top thinkers together in a room and watch synergy happen.
Special Access to an Article
The first 50 individuals will get access to this article.
Getting to the product through process
Moving from messy to results oriented.
Resources for Evaluating Community Impact
Although you can see at the end of a snowstorm everything that has been accomplished, how do you pull out those individual snowflakes, those unique players that made all the difference?
If you're going to commit, you need to consider these elements.
Before diving into a collective impact endeavor, consider the impact on your personal and organizational leadership. There are lots of potential rewards, but equally there is risk. Effective partners have to be both passionate about the cause and committed to the common agenda.
Five things to consider when working on the first condition of collective impact - building a common agenda.
Are you focused on a difficult social problem, looking for a strategy to make an impact? Have you pondered how to change the focus from what is going wrong to what is going right? Come join our free webinar to learn about Positive Deviance (outliers) as a strategy for addressing social problems.
Residents must be the drivers of change in their own local neighbourhoods. They have to own it, demand it, and work for it.
Libraries in Lethbridge host community conversations
Conversations about community in Calgary
Great community conversations lead to amazing impact within the community.
The “developed” world is again under treat by a new wave of ultra-conservative ideology that is gaining control of many democratic governments and free societies, not only threatening their democracies, but bent on destroying any form of social contract that exists.
A Tedx Talk by Hildy Gottlieb
A creative Tedx Talk by Hildy Gottlieb about power of the possible.