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Hello to everyone in UC Berkeley’s Masters in Development Practice Program!

It was so energizing to be with you all, to share my research into the factors that actually create social change.

I was so inspired by our conversation that we created this resource page, to help you build on that conversation. (And for those of you who couldn’t be with us, I hope the resources here encourage you to learn more!)

The big favor I will ask of you all:
As you experiment with the resources on this page, please let us know what happens. Our mission at Creating the Future is to share what we learn as we apply Catalytic Thinking to create systems change. It would be SO helpful if you could help us document what you try and what happens when you do!

With much appreciation for your dedication to your community and our world,

After the class I tried  ________________________________.

Here's what happened  ________________________________________.

A deep dive into the factors that create effective systems

Hildy's TEDx talk: How to Create the Future

The Catalytic Thinking Framework:

This short video will introduce you to practices that bring out the best in any situation...

  • Catalytic Listening
  • Catalytic Decision-making
  • Collective Enoughness

Want to learn alongside other people who are also trying out Catalytic Thinking practices?

Join our Catalytic Thinking in Action community on Facebook - a welcoming place where you can ask questions and learn from people like you who are experimenting with these practices. We look forward to seeing you there!

Creating the Future's e-JOURNAL

Our eJournal is where we share practical tips for bringing out the best in each other.

  • Tips you can try right now
  • Announcements of upcoming classes
  • Announcements of strategy meetings you can join, learning and practicing while real work gets done