A guide to help you keep public knowledge at the forefront of your strategic planning process, from goal-setting to developing targets and metrics.
A tool to help you draw connections between what you are learning in your community and what you are doing in your library programming.
Four steps to help orient your team and keep them on track to being community focused
When we talk with others about our aspirations we improve the chances that we can find some common ground to come together and get things done. Use this Harwood in a Half Hour on your own and then try it in a group setting – we have an Aspirations Facilitators Guide to help in leading the conversation!
Turning Outward makes the community and the people the reference point for getting things done. Are you mostly turned inward or outward? Use the quiz to find out…
When we become more intentional about the choices we do make we can have far greater impact. After completing this Harwood in a Half Hour take another look at intentionality with this personal essay by Rich Harwood.
Getting people across the community to work together takes a great deal of personal commitment and energy. It’s important to make sure you keep your own “batteries charged” when you do this valuable and often difficult work.
If you work at a foundation or are a philanthropist, you want to use your money wisely. This tool will help you better factor in the communities where you are trying to help people and solve problems to get bigger impact.
Use this tool to evaluate your Board. Are you really putting what your community wants at the center of your business decisions? Help make sure that you and your Board are truly focused on what matters.