Build Your Community

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I find that people are using the word community more often and I hear it in multiple contexts: business, neighborhoods, sports, and government among others. People usually use the word to describe the act of bringing people together. Businesses and organizations often talk about building or establishing community with the intent to make stakeholders, employees, or even customers feel that they … Read More

33 Questions on Creating Change

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“We started off in the right direction, but at some point, the project went sideways.”  I’ve heard that line many times before. People start with the right intentions, but a multitude of factors can influence how a project or new initiative unfolds. When you have a sense of what’s expected at each level where change is taking place it can … Read More

Narratives

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A narrative is a story or account of events or experiences. It can be real or fictitious. The stories that people tell serve to frame and define how they see themselves and others. Narratives can span across cultures and serve to both bring people together and also divide them. They can shift over time as circumstances change or as people evolve and … Read More