Crammed into a recent short volume by Richard Millington titled The Indispensable Community is insight from 100-plus interviews. It is a fast read, told not just through facts, but also memorable stories. It tracks the rise and fall of a range of online communities, and sets out actionable frameworks that you can pick up and run with. Some of … Continue reading Timeless advice for online communities in the age of algorithms
Category: Alignment for Individuals
Writing about facilitation in ways that help others – a checklist
In a recent article in the Journal of the Association for Management Education and Development, Khorshed Bhote and I shared a... A Writing Checklist for Critical Friendship conversations Here's an brief excerpt with practical applications... Enjoy. Set ground rules Clarify intent - including objective, audience, tone - and hoped for action Read the texts aloud … Continue reading Writing about facilitation in ways that help others – a checklist
A post-conference checklist to help you align insights with action – and #createconnection
Four quick ideas that can help you with reflection; align insight with action - and #createconnection. Download the custom post-#IABC18 PDF checklist, or get the generic 2018 Align Your Org Post-Conf Checklist, (and build on it). Enjoy.
Strategic Presenters // Get your message beyond the room
We've just released a new Align Your Org guide - on how to Align action with intent. Get the #AlignYourOrg Guide for Strategic Presenters as a colourful PDF - or, if you prefer, a vanilla printable PDF. Or clip from SlideShare below and share.
So you’ve moved to London, eh?
A two-parter with resources for recent London arrivals - compiled for IABC UK where you can also find a copy of this post. So you've moved to London, eh? Once you’ve sorted out the essentials (visa, bank account etc. etc.) here are some ideas for a quick start. Quick start Get ahead of the culture … Continue reading So you’ve moved to London, eh?
Our next webinar
'Change is the only constant' So asserted Heraclitus a couple of millennia ago - and it holds true today. Yet, some studies suggest that as many as 70% of change programmes fail. What does it take to align people behind change? We're here to help improve your chances by aligning people, resources and effort using … Continue reading Our next webinar
An effective method to #alignyourorg
“How can I have more purposeful & productive conversations, bring out the wisdom of a group, encourage feedback between people, and reach shared awareness in meetings? How can I generate and weave together a diverse range of ideas, develop creative solutions and build a group consensus?” Here's our answer - skill up on your group … Continue reading An effective method to #alignyourorg
Women in Nonprofit Leadership
The SOS model - Self, Others, Sector - can be used by both men and women to align their work to their purpose.
What does it take for people to align behind change? Experts from around the world share their thoughts…
Following the recent #FacWeekChat which Martin Gilbraith, Faith Forster and I co-hosted - here's the Storify - kindly collated by Martin.
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