The Activist’s Muse

“When I dream alone, it is just a dream. When we dream together, it is the beginning of reality.” –Brazilian proverb We are all muses. Through our intentions and interactions, we have the power to inspire personal and political change. The purpose of The Activist’s Muse is to: Encapsulate the various ideas that have infiltrated … Continue reading

Mysteries

Excerpt from Creating a Peaceful Life: Affirmations for Hope, Love, and Harmony (ISBN 978-1-300-67605-8, 343 pages, $1.99)

Life Stories

This pictures expresses some of my thoughts about the process through which social change leaders reinterpret their life stories and the impact this has on their leadership.

Illumination

Excerpt from Incandescent Leadership (ISBN 978-1-300-65928-0, 80 pages, $12.99) Artwork by fabulous Fruition Coalition intern, Samantha Dillon

Board Development – Orientation

Excerpt from The Fruition Coalition Board Development Workbook. Once your board of directors has approved its cadre of new recruits, it is time for a little initiation, that is, orientation! Orientation can be conducted on a one-on-one basis or in small groups. Ideally, both the executive director and the board president or another board representative … Continue reading

Board Development – Identifying Prospective Members

Excerpt from The Fruition Coalition Board Development Workbook. Now that you have identified the characteristics and qualities that your organization needs, let’s start to think about how you will find all of these amazing, wonderful people! Board members can be identified internally or externally. Internal prospects might include current program participants, volunteers, or donors. External … Continue reading

Board Development – Recruitment

Excerpt from The Fruition Coalition Board Development Workbook. Now that your organization’s purpose has been explored, discussed, and articulated, as well as that of each individual board members, we can start to discuss recruitment of new board members. Recruitment should be an ongoing process, not an event that happens once per year. Once your board … Continue reading

Radiating Energy

Excerpt from Affirmations for Mindful Leaders (ISBN 978-1-300-65919-8, 76 pages, $9.99) Artwork by fabulous Fruition Coalition intern, Samantha Dillon