Resource Type: Podcast | Speaker: Tracy Smyth and Tammy Dewar
In this podcast, Tracy Smyth and Tammy Dewar of Raising the Village Consulting share about the process of engaging a community. You will hear about building and strengthening connections between village members. Tracy and Tammy talk about brain based engagement as a way to maximize community engagement efforts.
Resource Type: Podcast | Speaker: Al Etmanski
Listen to Paul Born and Al Etmanksi as they talk about Al's new blogging initiative for 2012.
While communities are not neatly compartmentalized as we have them in this diagram, we found some general themes to clump together to deepen our understanding. For us, Village occurs when all these many communities join together.
Knowing who you are working with is the best way to prepare for a task force meeting, a conference, a collaborative project or any other working session with a group of people. Do some exploration to find how you can best turn a “group” into a “vibrant village!”
Have the book? If so, here is a collection of questions that will inspire dialogue and reflection for you or your group.
Resource Type: Audio Seminar | Speaker: Peter Block
In this podcast, Paul Born speaks with Peter Block about the emerging narrative of community that results when we shift our thinking from reforming what is to focusing upon the alternative we want to create. This is done in small groups through conversations that emphasize one anothers gifts.
In this podcast, two compelling thinkers – John McKnight and Peter Block – share some of their ideas for awakening the power of neighbourhoods and families, and illustrate the value of an abundant community.
Paul Born interviews Peter Block about his latest book on community and belonging;&amp;nbsp;why Peter wrote the book, why he feels community is needed now more than ever and how we might work differently to change our communities for the better.
Join us as Thomas Homer-Dixon, author of The Upside of Down and The Ingenuity Gap, explores challenges facing society today, society renewal, and the role of communities.
Margaret (“Meg”) Wheatley, founder of the Berkana Institute, here she talks about some of the experiences that shaped her earliest beliefs about being human. She challenges us to re-think some of our concepts of and approaches for community.
In this seminar, Paul Born shares his thoughts on community and invites friends from all across Canada to join him in exploring some of the key questions and issues that emerge...