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BoardSource Conference Session – Pulling it All Together

At a meeting last week (get the context and watch here), the 3 people who will be presenting at the BoardSource conference on behalf of Creating the Future – Gayle, Nancy and me – got together to assemble the content of our session on Radical Accountability. The purpose was not just to have an outline…

Your Consulting Frustrations: 3 Steps to Identifying What’s Really Going On

I am very lucky – I get to spend a lot of time with community benefit consultants. As a recovering consultant myself (now an organizational founder), I cherish that I get to spend so much time with people who have chosen their work based on their passion for making the world a better place. After…

Education that Accelerates Movements for Change

What qualifications do we want people have, to teach classes on behalf of Creating the Future? That question, in any other realm, might begin a conversation that brainstorms qualifications. People might suggest bringing in a faculty development expert. Others might begin suggesting one-on-one mentorships or online classes or other formats for instruction. The question would…