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leadership

What is Community?

Jesse Lyn Stoner recently posted Does Your Organization ASPIRE?. I love her posts for many reasons. She posts about vision, values, attitudes, leadership, team building, culture, purpose, collaboration… all things I think about, read about, study, teach and promote. It’s all great stuff … and it doesn’t always scale to community. It’s Newtonian when we need Quantum. […]

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leadership technology

Engagement and Feedback

I’m a student of engagement and feedback. I think they’re related on micro and macro levelsĀ and areĀ on a continuum. A micro engagement could be a small as a glance exchanged between two people. A macro engagement could be – no it doesn’t have to do with a ring – a community wide, civic engagement activity […]

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leadership

Thoughts on Community, Engagement & Change

Community engagement is grounded in creating healthy and productive relationships with constituents. I use the term constituents to more fully include all the individuals, groups, communities, organizations and government agencies that an organization may be in relationship with and therefore needs to engage with. Like all healthy relationships, relationships with constituents are grounded in and […]