An important first step in making a great civic project succeed is bringing together the right people to guide it. And to put together the right team, you have to know what it takes to make projects succeed.
If community leadership programs want to go from good to great, there’s a way. It involves keeping their graduates engaged in learning and taking on a third level of leadership training.
If you’re in charge, you’ll be asked by subordinates to make lots of decisions, some of which you should not make. How do you know when a decision would be better made by others? And what should you say when you hand it back?
Courage provides the strength to say and do the right things. It’s also what separates the best of us from the crowd.
If you can bring groups to good decisions, you can place yourself at the center of what cities need today, which is more collaboration. Here are some starting points for facilitators.