Earlier this week, I lead an online workshop for community builders to help them look back on 2016 and plan for 2017. If you missed it, you can still access the worksheets, my own planning worksheets, and the audio file. As I walked through the plans for the new year, the biggest ah-ha! moment that I noticed… Read More Set Your Intention for 2017, Set Yourself Up for Success
You can follow how-to posts all day, but you also need to answer these larger questions about your community work. … Read More Healing Is At The Heart of Your Community Work
I hope that the future of community is splintered and that power becomes distributed. But what does that look like?… Read More Is The Future of Branded Community Splintered?
I’m facing a bit of a dilemma. Among community professionals, I know that I am not alone in this one. I go back and forth on the scale of humility and self-promotion on a daily, even hourly, basis. I like to do the work. I don’t always like to talk about doing the work. It takes… Read More On Giving Away Credit in Your Community
I was listening to Alex Hillman’s Coworking Weekly podcast a few weeks back (It’s a good one. You should check it out.). He had mentioned that his coworking space, Indy Hall, has a little celebration when a member company “graduates” out of the space and into their own office. They actually celebrate churn. Sound weird? Well,… Read More What Do Your Community Members Dream of Becoming?