Network Leadership

Collective Impact is Hard, But We’re Not in the Dark – Part 2: Measurement

2019-04-22T20:13:23-06:00

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 2: Measurement2019-04-22T20:13:23-06:00

Don’t Fall for These 5 Network Myths

2019-04-02T13:40:13-06:00

Common misconceptions and myths are everywhere these days: Wait 30 minutes before swimming after a meal - convincing, but also unnecessary according to science. The Five Second Rule? Less about keeping us safe, and more about making us feel safe. So why can't we get [...]

Don’t Fall for These 5 Network Myths2019-04-02T13:40:13-06:00

Collective Impact is Hard, But We’re Not in the Dark – Part 1: Collaboration

2019-03-26T10:42:28-06:00

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. You’ll be able to guess how hard it would be to make it all work. Entire communities [...]

Collective Impact is Hard, But We’re Not in the Dark – Part 1: Collaboration2019-03-26T10:42:28-06:00

TED Talks: 10 Most Inspirational Videos on Leadership

2019-03-22T11:55:45-06:00

This article by Sarah Pritzker first appeared on Youtubetomp3shark.com.A leader is a dealer in hope – Napoleon BonaparteWhat does it mean to be a leader? How does one become a great leader? What does it really take? These are questions that the best leaders of [...]

TED Talks: 10 Most Inspirational Videos on Leadership2019-03-22T11:55:45-06:00

Gleanings From the 2018 Network Leadership Training Academy

2019-03-09T13:50:13-06:00

Last year I participated in the Network Leadership Training Academy hosted by the University of Colorado at Denver’s Center on Network Science. It was wonderful to meet fellow network geeks and enthusiasts from around the country and Canada and to hear about diverse applications of network theory [...]

Gleanings From the 2018 Network Leadership Training Academy2019-03-09T13:50:13-06:00

Networks are Fluid & Dynamic, So Network Leadership Should Be Too

2019-03-21T13:31:30-06:00

WHY NETWORK SCIENCE IS SO RELATABLE, AND REALLY FUNOne of the most natural, human feelings is the desire to connect to others. We desire it physically, mentally, and functionally. Yet even our most intuitive selves can get mired in the complexities of how these connections [...]

Networks are Fluid & Dynamic, So Network Leadership Should Be Too2019-03-21T13:31:30-06:00

Creating a Data-Driven Network Strategy

2019-02-09T18:11:17-06:00

Working with networks and partnerships is difficult. Most of us working with cross-sector community networks are relatively new to the field. As an evolving area of practice, there’s still a shortage of resources out there to help you do your job better. How do you [...]

Creating a Data-Driven Network Strategy2019-02-09T18:11:17-06:00

Top Five Network Leadership Resources

2019-02-09T18:43:38-06:00

As more and more organizations partner together to share resources and increase their impact, we are witnessing the development of an entirely new field, which we like to call “Network Leadership”. Unlike traditional leadership which relies on hierarchies and clearly defined authority, network leadership is [...]

Top Five Network Leadership Resources2019-02-09T18:43:38-06:00

3 Mantras + 3 Small Moves for Advancing Networks

2019-02-08T18:10:40-06:00

Last fall I was back home in Michigan to do a presentation and discussion with representatives from a number of inspiring networks focused on local food production, food access and public health. I was invited by my gracious hosts at the Center for Regional Food [...]

3 Mantras + 3 Small Moves for Advancing Networks2019-02-08T18:10:40-06:00

Four Tips to Facilitate a Great Network Gathering

2019-02-08T18:11:39-06:00

In September 2018, Visible Network Labs hosted its first ever two-day Network Leadership Workshop: How to Lead, Manage, and Problem Solve in Cross-Sector Community Network. As a spin off from our flagship training program, the annual three-day Network Leadership Training Academy, this more intimate workshop [...]

Four Tips to Facilitate a Great Network Gathering2019-02-08T18:11:39-06:00