following list represents a short sampling of some of the projects we
excited to participate in. They all involve engaging multiple
ongoing conversations and collaborations to help them to invent their
of their problems. They are messy. In general there is no obvious way
participants generally don’t agree on the problem, let alone its
the participants are unsure of how they can effectively work together
they know they must. These include:
to identify the practices and processes that produce true partners in a
a coordinated regional workforce strategy that involves employers,
community groups and public agencies.
to define a community economic development strategy for a small to
sized community, one that has a limited economic base, possibly only
employer and is probably seeing its population in steady decline as
to larger urban areas.
to create a shared community possibility that embraces sustainability,
prosperity and human well being.
a health care dialogue directed at health outcomes instead of insurance
ideological wars about who’s going to pay.
to construct an organizational culture of stewardship and service in
order to respond
to a complex environment where governance is distributed and no one is
be in charge.
to envision how our cities might be reconstructed to meet the human and
needs of our communities. For instance, if we were to build our cities
and knowing what we know today, how would we do things differently?
an exercise to reframe the model of our economy for a post-industrial
- Working with public,
private and civic organizations involved in public
safety and emergency preparedness to facilitate a system of collective
learning that is quick and effective,
coordinating multiple players, multiple sectors, and multiple levels of
in a conversation to envision the nature of a mature post-modern
is open, participative, and constructed in such a way as to leverage
knowledge and resources of its entire citizenry as co-owners and
their own governance through tools such as wikis, social media, and
any of these scenarios resonate with you, please call us at
613-355-6505 and we