Build Your Community

illustrates community

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

What Problem Will it Solve?

the right problem

People can be attracted to what’s shiny and new. Perhaps it’s just human nature that people like to have the latest new tool, resource, or staff. It can be invigorating to have what no else has. I find it difficult to keep up with what I should be using next and tend to stick with what works. Sometimes this means … Read More

Get the Right People in the Room

Empty room waiting to be filled

“Let’s get a few smart people together in one room to figure this out.” If only it were that easy. Getting people together is a start, but are they the right people to solve the specific problem? A skilled facilitator can help guide people down the right path. However, game-changing results tend to happen only when the people at the … Read More