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How to Evaluate your Network for One Hundred Dollars

2019-08-21T11:08:47-06:00

A Network Evaluation Makes Collaboration Easier. If you’re involved in collaborative work, you know how difficult it can be. Whether it’s a political coalition, cross-sector network or alliance, or just a set of partnerships, managing a network is a unique challenge - totally different than [...]

How to Evaluate your Network for One Hundred Dollars2019-08-21T11:08:47-06:00

How to Analyze Your Network Data: Build a Cupcake!

2019-08-09T13:11:06-06:00

Putting the analysis features of the PARTNER Tool online in the Dashboards has given us the opportunity at VNL to install a few upgrades to the already well loved PARTNER analysis tool. The legacy PARTNER Tool in excel allowed you to draw maps based on [...]

How to Analyze Your Network Data: Build a Cupcake!2019-08-09T13:11:06-06:00

Understanding Perceptions of Relationships Makes Your Network Stronger

2019-08-07T12:03:02-06:00

To Work Together Authentically, We Have To Be Comfortable With Knowing Perceptions Of Each Other A community partner on a project recently declared in a data meeting that “You cannot authentically engage people in a network unless you understand the perceptions we all have of [...]

Understanding Perceptions of Relationships Makes Your Network Stronger2019-08-07T12:03:02-06:00

PARTNER Report Builder: How-to Guide

2019-08-01T16:32:41-06:00

Once you have collected data for your project, you are ready to begin building a report.  The PARTNER Report Builder allows you to quickly and easily create a report about your findings that includes data visualizations, insights from the Visible Network Labs Insights Library, and [...]

PARTNER Report Builder: How-to Guide2019-08-01T16:32:41-06:00

Weaving a Sector: Building Relationships to Transform a System

2019-08-01T16:32:34-06:00

In his article A Nation of Weavers, published in the New York Times on February 18, 2019, David Brooks articulates a precious opportunity: “If you can change the culture, you can change behavior on a large scale.” Brooks is referring to a broken culture creating [...]

Weaving a Sector: Building Relationships to Transform a System2019-08-01T16:32:34-06:00

Inclusive Entrepreneurship: The Future of Social Impact

2019-08-01T16:26:51-06:00

Last week I had the pleasure to speak at the Forward Cities National Conference - a national gathering of people committed to building the ecosystem to support inclusive innovation and entrepreneurship. While most of this event was what I expected, what I did not expect was the [...]

Inclusive Entrepreneurship: The Future of Social Impact2019-08-01T16:26:51-06:00

Collective Impact is Hard, But We’re Not In the Dark: Part 3 – Policy Change

2019-08-01T16:27:54-06:00

Collective impact is hard. If you’ve ever done it, you know it beyond a doubt. If you’ve never done it, just read about the five conditions of collective impact and you’ll be able to guess how hard it would be to make it all work. [...]

Collective Impact is Hard, But We’re Not In the Dark: Part 3 – Policy Change2019-08-01T16:27:54-06:00