Structure as an Active Participant in Organizational Success

Creating the Future is at a jumping off point – a point where the results of our work are poised to scale exponentially to accomplish our mission. To facilitate that leap forward, on November 5th our community began discussing the question of organizational structure. (Watch or download and listen to that meeting here.) What form … Read more

The BIG Meeting: November 5th

Creating the Future’s Special November Board Meeting will take place right here on Thursday, November 5th at 10am ET / 7am PT.  Scroll to the bottom of this post for details on how to watch and participate. “What leadership and management structures would support a movement for change vs. simply leading an organization?” “What could … Read more

Rethinking Boards from Scratch: If There Were No Such Thing as Boards, What Would We Build?

It all started so simply. It was February of the still-new year 2015. Creating the Future’s board of directors was discussing its work plan for the year ahead. “What does the board wish to accomplish over the next 12 months? What are the most important questions for the board to consider in 2015, to ensure … Read more

Leading a Movement (vs. an Org): June 2015 Board Meeting

LISTEN TO THE MEETING HERE or Download the MP3 (To download to your hard drive, right-click {or click and hold on a Mac} on the link above and select “Save Target As”.. or “Save Link as”… depending on your browser) Creating the Future’s June board meeting will take place at this post on Monday, June … Read more

Leading a Movement (vs. Being a Board)

At its meeting last month, Creating the Future’s board took on one of the most important questions any board might tackle – the future of the board itself. What does leadership mean for an organization that intends to “accomplish a mission” vs. self-perpetuate? As it becomes more and more clear that what we are leading … Read more