Happy New Year everyone! It’s 2019 and time for a fresh start! When one has the opportunity to sit down and reflect on the course of the past year, it’s amazing to realize everything one's experienced over the past 365 days. New friends. New places. New thoughts and ideas. New opportunities! All too often though, … Continue reading Time for a Fresh Start
Sometimes long hours and many road miles aren't as bad as they might seem. Building the future is energizing work, if we choose to let it be.
Embracing the gray can help us navigate and overcome conflict within our communities. Learn about one way to frame shared needs and interests in addressing polarizing conflicts.
Community structure can influence our ability to achieve our aspirations. We explore how barriers to personal, ecological, and social well-being affect our ability to create community and achieve our needs.
Working across social, political, and geographical boundaries to address issues can be a difficult, frustrating, and time consuming process. Community and well being are two of the ways we can foster regional collaboration.
With an increasingly mobile workforce, the quality of a place becomes an important factor in where people chose to reside. We highlight a recent article by Jeff Yost as an exploration in abundance thinking and development of community.
The Tradition Trap can lead to unquestioning action which often leads to wasteful activities, can prevent innovation, or can create communities where entrepreneurs and new residents are not welcome. Breaking out of The Tradition Trap takes time and effort (and a lot of questions) but it's critical to evolve and grow.
Action is the cure for coffee shop cancer - a form of scarcity mentality. A short presentation from David Toland highlights how one county in Kansas has shifted toward an abundance mentality.