Mapping the social innovation ecosystems around public libraries together: the Czech connection(s)

Making CommunitySense

Because of my relevant expertise, I was asked to participate as an external expert in the CIDES project. Public libraries are cornerstones of civil society.

2019 207

The Wisdom in the No: A New Approach to Conflict

Partnering Resources

Says Rick Maurer , expert on organizational change and resistance, there aren’t “resistors out there just waiting to ruin our otherwise perfect intervention. I ended up in a Deep Democracy Level 1 workshop not really knowing what to expect. Image: Nadine Shaabana, Unsplash.

2019 130

“But what about naysayers?”

Chris Corrigan

In my courses and workshops, often people who are discovering these tools for the first time have their first moment of dread when they imagine themselves trying to “sell” a participatory or complexity-informed approach to their organization, team or, worse still, their boss. Complicated problems (knowable problems and predictable solutions, but only with expert help and analysis). Perhaps I need to curate a series of posts called “The Whatabout Chronicles.”

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