This is may be the most critical phase for civic projects because it requires so much from leaders, including the ability to plan, a mastery of detail, and a willingness to ask others for help. It demands commitment and the ability to focus.
The difference between being a leader and being a good one is perspective. Here are some ways of gaining the perspective that today’s urban areas require.
Frames are helpful shortcuts to thinking about your community’s issues. But what if the existing frames are barriers to new ideas instead of facilitators. This is when leaders have to reframe the community’s familiar ways of thinking.