Succession Planning as Planning for Continuity of Benefit: February 2022 Integrity Conversation

Creating the Future’s Integrity Conversation:  Monday, February 14, 2022 10am – 12pm Pacific time Topic: Applying Catalytic Thinking to Succession Planning / Ensuring Continuity of Benefit to Our Community  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 … Read more

Succession Planning as Continuity of Benefit: January 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 as Continuity of Mission: December 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 … Read more

Succession Planning vs Continuity of Mission: November Integrity Conversation (Summary)

As Creating the Future steps into a larger role in supporting systems change in the world, it is important that we move beyond dependency on our founders. To that end, we have been discussing a topic that many organizations avoid: Succession Planning.  Not that our founders are going anywhere. But in their words, “Any organization doing … Read more

Succession Planning via Catalytic Thinking: October Integrity Conversation (Summary)

Over the past several months, our Integrity Conversations have focused on funding, and specifically about what resourcing social change would look like if it were aligned with the values we all want to see in this world. You can see summaries of those conversations here and here.  Through those conversations, it became clear that our first … Read more

Practice Catalytic Thinking by Volunteering!

If you have wanted to experience Catalytic Thinking in real time, this is the opportunity for you – volunteering as a documentarian for meetings at Creating the Future!  The job itself is simple, because Catalytic Thinking guides all our conversations. • Attend one or more of our meetings each month (each meeting is 2 hours … Read more

Budgeting for Abundance

The word “abundance” is so overused in modern life that simply saying that word can split a room into factions – those who sense that there is an abundance of resources all around us, and those who call BS, seeing “abundance” as just so much snake oil. In truth, there are indeed abundant resources all … Read more