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Jump in! Inviting Work Group Design

    This is part of an occasional series on network design.  A network leader challenge is remembering the network isn’t most people’s first priority, and it shouldn’t be. That’s why designing work groups well is critical to meeting both members’ and the network’s needs. Over the years, goal-setting and iterative design have helped me develop work groups that make […]

I’m Seeing New Possibilities

In my network-supporting work, I encourage others to take the time to reflect. I model that practice when I facilitate meetings and in my projects. Now, I’m diving in even deeper. This spring I found a new door to walk through. My role with a big project came to an end, and I find I have […]

Surprise! I Love Failure

As we design our new network, I’m very focused on learning. I’m reading books, reading blogs, asking friends, piloting ideas on groups where I volunteer, hiring a coach, and discussing challenges with colleagues. Because we are inventing something new, I also want to learn from what we do. I’m encouraging activities that move our work […]