An Amazing Community Change Experience!

(Approximate Read Time: 2 minutes + pictures!)

We had an amazing week in Delray Beach, Florida at the Community Change Experience! We had participants from Hawaii to New York, Alaska to Florida, British Columbia to Quebec. We are awaiting the photographs that were taken by a real professional but, in the meantime, we are sharing some photos we took that will give you a sense of the event. We are also still receiving evaluations from participants. So far, it looks like it was a grand slam. (Hey, it’s World Series time, right?) Here is one of our favorite comments…so far:

This has been the most powerful professional development experience of my career…my mindset is changed; my heart is changed.

That is exactly what we hoped to do! As more photos and feedback comes in, we’ll share them out.

Tenacious Change Approach at the Community Change Experience

Tom Klaus, developer of the Tenacious Change Approach, led the opening teaching plenary at the Community Change Experience. For 18 minutes he spoke to the crowd about the meaning of shared ownership and why ownership matters. Then he invited Eric Jackson (Black Yield Institute, Baltimore), Lauren Zuchman (BeWellPBC, West Palm Beach), Stan Martin (HOPE Buffalo, Buffalo), and Lisa Attygalle (Tamarack Institute, Waterloo, ON) to respond and share their ideas on the topics, and then preview the workshops they were leading.

Tom’s teaching plenary focused on a foundational mindset shift and essential operating principle of the Tenacious Change Approach – ownership and ownership-based change. Throughout the remainder of the event, he received numerous requests from participants for the text of his teaching plenary. In the coming few weeks he’ll be making that text available in print as well as a video of the presentation. The video won’t be shot before a live audience, but it will have some good graphics! In the meantime, please take a few minutes to check out Getting Started with the Tenacious Change Approach

You get:

  • 10 lessons, which include 10 streaming videos (20 min max length), each dedicated to a single Key Mindset and introduces and Essential Operating Principle and Core Task.
  • A 6-hour course that can be completed in a single day – like your own personal training event!
  • “Pause and Reflect” activities using the Getting Started with the Tenacious Change Approach Journal, a downloadable PDF which you can fill out online or print and complete by hand.
  • A private online learning community for connecting, networking, and sharing with others also working on community change.
  • Invitations to regular “Change Chats” with the developer, instructors, and guests.

Cost: Purchase lessons separately for $49 US each ($490 US total, if all purchased separately). For a limited time, to celebrate the opening of the course, you can buy the full course bundle of 10 lessons for $390 US, a $100 savings.

We are Scheduling for 2023Ready to work with us?

Check out our Consultation, Workshop, and Training page on our website where you can learn about our core offerings and services. On the first page of that section, we offer some questions to help you think through what you need and how we can help. We also have an attractive PDF version of this section you can download, print, and share with others on your team or in your organization. 

Now, how can we help you make change happen for the greater good in your community or organization? Use our Calendly link to set up a time to talk.

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