Posted in April 2013

20 Questions about Program Evaluation

What is our intended impact? What are our specific goals? How will we know if we achieved each of our goals? What is our organization doing to contribute to that intended impact and those specific goals? What resources and relationships are needed to achieve our goals? What internal capacities and skills are needed to achieve … Continue reading

My Week: Clearing

I spent a good part of the beginning of this week watching an old, dilapidated building being destroyed. Bit by bit, a Caterpillar claw removed bricks, shingles, and innumerable other items until a pile of rubble remained on the ground. I spend a good part of the end of the week unintentionally removing all of … Continue reading

Release

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

The People Pages: Program Planning and Development

from The People Pages: Resources for Social Change (c) 2003 The Fruition Coalition Needs Assessment – Conduct research to determine the needs in the community you serve.  Primary research could include interviews, surveys, and focus groups with potential or existing program participants, community leaders, and local residents.  Contact similar programs in your area to find … Continue reading

Headbanger’s Rule #4: Reinvention

Did you know that Gene Simmons, the guitarist for KISS (yes, the one with a tongue), used to be a high school teacher? Gene knows what good leaders understand – that identity is fluid. We can recreate and reinvent ourselves to reflect what we have learned and who we want to become.

Deep Caring

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

Releasing Outcomes

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

The People Pages: Strategic Planning

from The People Pages: Resources for Social Change (c) 2003 The Fruition Coalition A strategic plan is the product of your organization’s ongoing planning, implementation, and monitoring process.  The strategic planning process identifies emerging organizational goals and objectives and delineates an action plan for their achievement. While the board of directors is most directly involved … Continue reading