Collective Impact and the Tenacious Change Approach

(Approximate Read Time: 3-minutes) Collective impact is a term and concept that was popularized a decade ago in this 2011 article in the Stanford Social Innovation Review. Since then, it has become a widely adopted theory for describing what large-scale, cross-sector social change looks like. The Tenacious Change Approach plots a journey for how to …

How to Wow

If you'd like to "wow" a few folks in your world, read on. (3-minute read). This week I got an email from a friend and colleague who has gone through the Getting Started with the Tenacious Change Approach online course. She recently had a chance to try out some of the principles she gleaned from …

Mindset Matters

This past weekend I saw the movie, Don’t Worry Darling, a psychological thriller about a community that was quite “normal” according to a few folks who lived in it. The movie illustrates an important fact about community change: Disruption is normal. What do I mean by this?