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A Very Multi-Site Christmas

By the time this post goes live, we’ll be three days away from Christmas With the Summit, a day-long series of celebrations of the incarnation. But at the time of writing, we’re still on...

Top Ten Quotes: Quiet

If we’ve met in person, it may surprise you to know that I’m naturally wired as an introvert. If have a proverbial hat to wear or role to play, I can flip on the...

This Season, Take Time to Wonder.

Today is Thanksgiving in the United States, which typically means the official kickoff to the holiday season. Today, turkeys will be basted, football will be watched, and politics will be gingerly avoided. Tomorrow, alarms...

Reveal the Ripple

In leadership, ripples matter. If a team member drops the ball on a project, the ripples will affect timelines and deadlines and other team members. If a volunteer is rude to a guest, the...

Make Your Training Go With the Flow

There’s an overly-simple trick to get more people show up for your volunteer training: Schedule it when they’re already there. Don’t try to convince someone to come out on a Tuesday night. Don’t ask...