Sector: Social Change

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The Art of Online Hosting: From PowerPoint to Powerful

Based on our experience in hosting online events — ranging from a train-the-trainer webinar for 12 to a public forum on enlightened business practice …

Opening Space for Virtual Global Collaboration

on Saturday, May 9, 2009, approximately 50 people from around the world logged into a Skype Chat for the opening session of a virtual …

In the Shadow of Windmills

Walking toward the end of the peninsula, it is hard to miss Hull Wind 1: a 200-foot-tall light gray tower, its three sword-like blades …

Sharing the Bounty, Stewarding the Planet: Systems Thinking for Emerging Leaders

To grapple with the complexity of current challenges, leaders today need training in a variety of sophisticated tools and methodologies. To that end, Sustainability …

Action-to-Outcome Mapping: Testing Strategy with Systems Thinking

In the “classic” systems thinking approach, a group uses mapping and modeling to help explain an important behavior over time. While we occasionally encounter …

Collective Leadership: A Process for Dialogue-Based Profound Change

One afternoon in May 1992, a teenage boy walked into Morning Star Baptist Church in Boston, MA, to attend a classmate’s funeral. Some gang …

Small Company Big Impact! Powerfully Engaging Your Employees to Change the World

How can a small company create the focus and capabilities to have a significant impact in the world? Three years ago, McCarroll Marketing, a …

Systemic Board Governance: Creating Virtuous Cycles of Impact

During these difficult times, nonprofit organizations often provide the backbone to many communities, offering a much-needed safety net for those in need. Behind the …

Mobilizing a Values-Based Culture in a Nonprofit Setting

In 2008, two mature domestic abuse agencies merged to form Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse in Tucson, Arizona. The Emerge! staff and board envisioned …

Professional Development for Teachers: A Systemic Makeover

Nine years ago, I became executive director of the Texas Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD). This nonprofit organization has a compelling mission: …