Network Leadership

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

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

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

The Five Character Traits of Highly Trusted Leaders

2019-02-08T18:12:35-06:00

Like most forms of leadership, trust is the foundation of network leadership. In fact it’s particularly important for collaborative situations, where leaders usually cannot claim formal authority, and rely on voluntary agreements for resources and decision-making. When trust in a network or coalition breaks down, [...]

The Five Character Traits of Highly Trusted Leaders2019-02-08T18:12:35-06:00