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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

Community Connections, River People, and Roots Rodeo – the Ultimate Community Engagement Strategy

2019-04-14T22:55:08-06:00

When I started Visible Network Labs, I knew it would be really hard to launch something new, but I also knew I had a huge community of people ready to take the leap with me. If I have learned anything in life, it is that [...]

Community Connections, River People, and Roots Rodeo – the Ultimate Community Engagement Strategy2019-04-14T22:55:08-06:00

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

Using Network Science to Create Network Art

2019-02-08T18:09:06-06:00

“The art is long, life is short, opportunity fleeting, experiment dangerous, judgment difficult.” -Hippocrates When I first embarked on providing leadership to support the development of the First 2000 Days Network I knew very little about networks as an organization model, and absolutely nothing about [...]

Using Network Science to Create Network Art2019-02-08T18:09:06-06:00

As a Start Up, Becoming a Social Enterprise Has Been A Journey!

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

Taking the road less traveled. The decision on what kind of organizational entity to become is far more challenging than we ever assumed when we set up Visible Network Labs. The choices seem straightforward…either you are a business, nonprofit, or a government entity. But even [...]

As a Start Up, Becoming a Social Enterprise Has Been A Journey!2019-02-08T18:06:06-06:00

Social Connectedness as a Social Determinant of Health

2019-02-08T18:01:49-06:00

Sometimes, in the middle of talking to someone, I start to wonder about their social support networks…”does he have someone to call when he needs to talk?” and “would she have the support she needed after surgery?” I’ll be a in a room and find [...]

Social Connectedness as a Social Determinant of Health2019-02-08T18:01:49-06:00

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