Category Archives: Community Engagement

Getting People to Change

If creating the world we want means getting people to change what they currently do, how can we get people to change? That’s a question we hear a lot when we tell people what we’re doing at Creating the Future. We share that we are building a movement for making visionary community results the norm…

Finding Great Clients (or Donors. Or…)

One of the 2010 goals for the Community-Driven Institute is to aim the dialogue in this sector more towards what is possible than what is wrong.  As part of that effort, we facilitate a monthly Twitter chat for consultants to Community Benefit Organizations.  Every month, consultants from all over the world share their wisdom and…

Transparency & Community Engagement: Part 2

Yesterday’s post originally ran 2 years ago. The comments following both the original post and its re-run yesterday talked about a hesitancy to be transparent, the desire to keep organizational issues in the “back yard” where no one would see them. I can understand that. Building the Community-Driven Institute, Dimitri and I often wonder how…