Our Community Responds: What’s Next for Creating the Future? (Questions 2 & 3)

In Part 1 of this post, we shared the responses we have received to Question 1 of our inquiry about the future of this organization. In this post, we are sharing the responses to Questions 2 and 3. (If you have not yet responded to our inquiry, we hope you will do so here. We … Read more

Making Time for Generative Conversation at Your Board Table

If you’ve watched Creating the Future’s strategy and board meetings, you know that virtually every minute is spent in  meaningful, generative conversation. Those discussions are what allow us to move forward in huge leaps, rather than tiny increments. What could be more important than thinking aloud together about the big questions your organization faces… Who … Read more

What’s Next for Creating the Future? Integrity Conversation April 11, 2022: Summary

For the past several months, Creating the Future’s Integrity Body (aka our board) has been focusing on what’s next for Creating the Future. While this began as a discussion of succession planning, after asking just the first few questions in Catalytic Thinking, the focus moved quickly to what succession planning makes possible. The answer: Continuity of … Read more

What’s Next for Creating the Future? April 2022 Integrity Conversation

Creating the Future’s Integrity Conversation: Monday, April 11, 2022 10am – 12pm Pacific time Topic: What’s Next for Creating the Future?  Watch the meeting LIVE at this post. Just scroll to the very bottom of the page. Details about how to participate are below. What’s Next for Our Mission? Over the past few months, the … Read more

Succession Planning as Continuity of Benefit: February Integrity Conversation (Summary)

For the past several months, a practice cohort focused on succession planning has been working alongside Creating the Future’s Integrity Body (aka our board). Or at least we began by thinking about “succession planning.” After asking just the first few questions in Catalytic Thinking, the focus moved quickly to what succession planning makes possible. The answer: Continuity … Read more

Succession Planning: January 2022 Integrity Conversation

Creating the Future’s Integrity Meeting: Monday, January 10, 2022 10am – 12pm Pacific time Topic: Applying Catalytic Thinking to Succession Planning  Watch the meeting LIVE at this post. Just scroll to the very bottom of the page. Details about how to participate are below. Applying Catalytic Thinking to Succession Planning: At our January meeting, our … Read more

Succession Planning: December 2021 Integrity Conversation

Creating the Future’s Integrity Meeting: Monday, December 13th, from 10am – 12pm Pacific time Topic: Applying the Integrity lens to Succession Planning  Watch the meeting LIVE at this post. Just scroll to the very bottom of the page. Details about how to participate are below. Applying the Integrity Lens to Succession Planning: This month, our … Read more

Making Social Change More Effective: It’s Not ONE Thing, It’s EVERYTHING (A New Program)

$471 billion dollars1 1.3 million organizations1 12 million employees1 This is the nonprofit sector in the United States at a glance. So much money. So many organizations. So many people. And so much frustration. All of us sensing that more change is possible, often feeling like we are taking 2 steps forward and 1.5 steps … Read more

Succession Planning: November 2021 Integrity Conversation

Creating the Future’s Integrity Meeting: Monday, November 8th, from 10am – 12pm Pacific time Topic: Applying the Integrity lens to Succession Planning  Watch the meeting LIVE at this post. Just scroll to the very bottom of the page. Details about how to participate are below. Applying the Integrity Lens to Succession Planning: This month, our … Read more

Succession Planning: October 2021 Integrity Conversation

Creating the Future’s Integrity Meeting: Monday, October 11th, from 10am – 12pm Pacific time Topic: Applying the Integrity lens to Succession Planning  Watch the recorded meeting HERE or, LISTEN TO THAT MEETING HERE https://creatingthefuture.org/wp-content/uploads/____________.mp3 or Download the MP3 (To download to your hard drive, right-click {or click and hold on a Mac} on the link … Read more