Tagged with social change

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.

Resonance

When our internal frequency resonates with that of our environment, we can ease into and flow through any situation. Change inside leads to vibrational change around us. We can provoke quantum social change through our internal mental and emotional state. We can change our internal frequency through immersion in environments that reflect the yearning of … Continue reading

The Process of Social Change

I would like to introduce a proposed four step social change process: Provocation – Something happens that raises a question about the legitimacy of an existing social condition or raises awareness about an existing unjust social condition – OR – something happens that provokes the imagination in such a way that a better alternative future … Continue reading

Social Change or Social Justice?

I am starting to articulate the basic outline for my dissertation in the field of organizational leadership. While I have thought through the possibility of many topics, the recurrent theme is leadership in social justice or social change organizations. I am finding that the term “social change,” or more specifically “progressive social change” more easily … Continue reading

Free webinar on October 5th: Teaching, Learning, and Transformation

The Fruition Academy of Social Imagination and Action is launching on October 5th with Teaching, Learning, and Transformation. The purpose and meaning of education The relationship among knowledge, information, wisdom, and truth Power, oppression, resistance, and freedom in teaching and learning How we continually engage in implicit educational processes How to intentionally choose and use … Continue reading

Typology of Activism

Activism can be classified according to many characteristics. Based purely on anecdotal and intuitive evidence, I believe there is a positive relationship between the proactivity of a strategy/tactic (independent variable) and the sustainability of the change that results (dependent variable) Whether or not this is accurate, I do think that it is helpful to organize … Continue reading

Intersecting Levels of Change

I believe that social change is the result of both individual and organizational action. I further feel that social change is impossible without significant personal change – within both ourselves and others. Organizations, formal or informal, can be a conduit for collective action, amplifying – and morphing — personal change. To move from personal to … Continue reading