Collective Impact as Uprising

I have written in the past about what I call the pendulum swing or the bandwagon effect. I think this is what has happened with respect to collective impact over the past 10 years. I suggest it also occurred in the late 1980s when outcome measurement rode into town on its stallion named Logic Model.Continue reading “Collective Impact as Uprising”

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O Canada and the Mathematics of Change

I just read in the paper Canada is changing its national anthem to make it gender neutral though I prefer “gender inclusive.” Real change means changing our symbols and our icons when necessary to reflect society’s ever changing sensibilities. I imagine there will be some kafuffle about this. Traditionalists will articulate traditionalist stuff, rationalizing whereContinue reading “O Canada and the Mathematics of Change”

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An Exploratory Sidetrack While Researching Social Movements

I love what I do. I mean the big picture “DO.” Sometimes, like anyone, I get side-tracked, frustrated or both. I worry about things or imagine how things “could” turn out if we don’t pay attention to things. I have been reading about Movements. Actually researching them, why they emerge, how they work and evolve,Continue reading “An Exploratory Sidetrack While Researching Social Movements”

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