Tag Archives: Community Building

What Kind of Community Builder Will You Be?

In the Social Age, our Communities make us stronger, if we are willing to invest in their strength, and hold the humility to listen. In the work i recently published in the ‘Community Builder Guidebook’, i talked about the underlying … Continue reading

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Prototyping the Community Builder Certification

Today i kicked off the ‘Community Builder Certification’ programme: it’s the latest of my Social Leadership programmes. It’s a 12 week facilitated online journey based around three elements: IDEAS, which is the underlying research and frameworks, TECHNIQUES, which are practical … Continue reading

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Community Building: Developing Vocabulary

Building an engaged Community probably requires us to consider two central ideas: firstly, that we do not actually ‘build’ it, and secondly, that there is no one ‘big’ thing to do. At best, we can create space for Community to … Continue reading

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Community Star: An Activity Tool

The Community Star is a simple tool to frame your actions around your core Community each day: these five areas are not specific actions, but rather shape the broad thrust of the action. For example, on a ‘smaller’ day you … Continue reading

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Prototyping the Community Builder Action Cards

The second book i wrote about Social Leadership is called ‘My 1st 100 Days’: it does not deal with the overarching concept, or a detailed model, but rather is centred around ‘action days’, and activities that take less than five … Continue reading

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