How can your organization start reaching for its highest potential? How can
we begin creating a better future for our communities, and for the people who
walk through our doors?
Reaching for Your Organizations Highest Potential
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Funders - How can the dollars you are already investing into the community
create significantly more impact? Our article, "Reaching for Your Organizations
Highest Potential" has information for enhancing your own funding activities, as
well as information to help your grantees make their own programs achieve more!
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Resource Centers - How can your services make significantly more impact for
the organizations you serve? Our article, "Reaching for Your Organizations
Highest Potential" has information for bringing out the potential in your own
activities, as well as information for sharing with the organizations you
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On the subject of creating the future of our communities, we wanted to share
one of our favorite books. We have read The Clock of the Long Now so many
times, its spine is cracked, its pages dog-eared, its words highlighted and
underlined. A very easy read, inspiring, thought-provoking - this book changed
us when we read it, and we hope it does the same for you!
The Clock of the Long Now: Time and Responsibility, by Stewart
Can just a few moments really create an amazing future? Check out the
Resource Page for this months Featured Article and find out! The top 2 items on
that page will cost you absolutely nothing, yet we guarantee they will help you
create a better future for everyone you know.
|Meditations for Creating the Future
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As you start aiming your work at creating the future of your community, new
ways of seeing often catch you by surprise! So here is this months Brain
|Community-Driven Brain Teaser:
Great Board Decisions
As you look back over your last 3 board meetings, what is the best decision
you made in those meetings? And what made it the best one?
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this newsletter to individual board members or to your board's listserv
your whole board
Hildys speaking schedule is nonstop, and the reviews are all incredible. Not
only is she rated among the best speakers those conferences have ever had,
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|What They're Saying
Every month, hundreds of new
subscribers sign up for our newsletter. Here's one of our favorite comments
"I want to thank you for the article in your last newsletter, Creating a
Culture of Possibility. Your article spoke to our employees about customer
service and positive communications in simple, direct language, giving the best
reasons and examples why no holds organizations back, while
yes can lead to success. Thank you!" - Susan Smith, Rome
And thank you, Susan!
As we continue to develop the Community-Driven Institute, helping you create
the future of your community, we hope you will let us know what you think. What
would be helpful to have on our website, or to include in our newsletter? How
have you used the products and programs we already have in place, and how have
they worked for you? We appreciate the feedback, because our goal is to help you
change the world (or just your piece of it). So let us know!
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Thank you, as always, for the work you do to make your communities better
places to live. We wish for you all the possibilities life holds.
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