by Geek Feminism Wiki. This is an example community anti-harassment policy, particularly designed for use in communities that are primarily online. If your community meets entirely in person, you may prefer the Conference anti-harassment policy, which is designed for in-person events. We also suggest that even groups...
by Etienne Wenger. This book presents a framework for doing that, with a social theory of learning that is ground-breaking yet accessible, with profound implications not only for research, but also for all those who have to foster learning as part of their responsibilites at work, at home, at school.
by Dale Hunter. A comprehensive resource for facilitators, trainers, HR professionals, and consultants, The Art of Facilitation describes the profession of group facilitation and the role of a facilitator, and outlines the key elements of facilitation. The book also examines the most common challenges that facilitators face, as well as the ethical issues that pertain to the facilitation process.
by Frederic Laloux, Etienne Appert. The uplifting message of Reinventing Organizations has resonated with readers all over the world, and they have turned it, one conversation at a time, into a word-of-mouth phenomenon. The book has helped shift the conversation from what’s broken with management today to what’s possible. It is inspiring thousands of organizations—corporations and nonprofits, schools and hospitals—to adopt radically more powerful, soulful, and purposeful practices.
by Parker J. Palmer. In A Hidden Wholeness, Parker Palmer reveals the same compassionate intelligence and informed heart that shaped his best-selling books Let Your Life Speak and The Courage to Teach. Here he speaks to our yearning to live undivided lives—lives that are congruent with our inner truth—in a world filled with the forces of fragmentation.
by Peter Block. Modern society is plagued by fragmentation. The various sectors of our communities--businesses, schools, social service organizations, churches, government--do not work together. They exist in their own worlds. As do so many individual citizens, who long for connection but end up marginalized, their gifts overlooked, their potential contributions lost. This disconnection and detachment makes it hard if not impossible to envision a common future and work towards it together.
A complete system for self-organization. The traditional hierarchy is reaching its limits, but “flat management” alternatives lack the rigor needed to run a business effectively. Holacracy is a third-way: it brings structure and discipline to a peer-to-peer workplace.
Neighborland empowers people to take action on local issues. We are providing residents, organizations, and city agencies a powerful public engagement platform designed to move community projects forward.
We connect people and communities, encouraging everyday people to make positive change where they live. We are home to The Big Lunch, the UK’s annual get together for neighbours, and Eden Project Community Camps, the inspirational residential camps for the movers and shakers of our communities. We believe small steps make a big difference and we believe in sharing the joy. Come with us. Take action. Connect.
A structured conversational process for knowledge sharing in which groups of people discuss a topic at several tables, with individuals switching tables periodically and getting introduced to the previous discussion at their new table by a "table host".
And, believe it or not, social media usage is not correlated with loneliness but face to face conversation is an antidote if you're socially isolated.
It’s no secret that our informal, personal relationships are among the most valuable resources in life and business. The same applies true in the realm of disaster response and readiness. The aid…
The Community Roundtable collaborates with clients to develop proven, practical strategies for community success. Our clients rely on our models, frameworks, research, and expertise to take their communities to the next level.
In 1977, a woman stood up to ask Professor Marshall Mcluhan a question in the lobby of the Sydney Marriott. She wanted to know: as weapons of war become increasingly more powerful, what can we do to…
For nearly 80 years, the Harvard Study of Adult Development has been producing data and lessons on how to live longer, happier, and healthier lives.
Where does great culture come from? How do you build and sustain it in your group or strengthen a culture that needs fixing? In The Culture Code, Daniel Coyle goes inside some of the world's most successful organizations - including Pixar, the San Antonio Spurs, and the US Navy's
Stack Overflow for Teams is a private, secure home for your team’s questions and answers. No more digging through stale wikis and lost emails—give your team back the time it needs to build better products.
In his famous TED talk, Simon Sinek encourages people to “Start with Why”. That is, at the core of any organization is the purpose that inspires people to move into action. My experience with…
Since starting the Good Work Institute in 2015, we’d been looking for educational tools to help shape the ‘Next Economy’. The Good Work Institute fellowship program supports entrepreneurs…
Octalysis is an internationally acclaimed Gamification Framework that utilizes 8 Core Drives to analyze challenges, identify opportunities, and create actionable steps to drive human behavior through human-focused design.
Loyal is a strategic agency partner that helps you to put people at the center of your work. We specialize in communities, networks and customer experience. Our work creates deeper customer relationships to help you innovate and grow - smarter and faster.
I come across a lot of monthly or yearly recurring gatherings that describe themselves as communities: The Web Summit community, the TEDx community, the SxSW community, The NY Tech Meetup community…