January 2016 Board / Community Meeting

At our December meeting, we made great strides in determining the pre-conditions for success if our organizing structure is to accomplish our mission. We will be blogging as summary of that meeting in the next day or two – including a schematic of what that structure might look like. During our meeting on January 11th, … Read more

Organizational Structure – Questions for the December 14th Discussion

In preparation for the continued discussion of the organizational structure that will support Creating the Future to accomplish its mission, the following are the questions we will be exploring during our meeting on Monday, December 14. • Within each aspects of our structure (listed below), what do people need to feel in order to bring … Read more

Organizational Structure That Accomplishes Change Board Meeting Dec-14

Creating the Future’s December Board / Community Meeting will take place right here on Monday, December 14th at 1pm ET / 10am PT. Watch the meeting live and share your ideas, questions, and observations by tweeting to the hashtag #CTFuture. If the video does not appear precisely on the hour, please be patient (and reload the … 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

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

2015 Board Agenda Topics

At our February meeting, the Board created a list of meeting topics we need to focus on this year. They are interconnected so we’re finding that in several instances coming to some conclusion about one topic depends on discussing another. Thankfully, Gayle has been brilliant at helping us stay focused, following the Creating the Future … Read more

Developing the board's "work plan" for 2015

We’re getting ready for the February meeting of Creating the Future’s board of directors on Monday, February 9th at 10:00 am Pacific Time. You’ll be able to watch our board meeting live at this post. Before describing the guts of the meeting, let us offer a bit of context.  Like many boards of community benefit … Read more