Appreciative Reflection

By Christine | May 16, 2016 | 4 Comments

What we see in each other, and call out in one another – becomes the very source of transformation. 

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Types of Trust in Networks

By Christine | March 28, 2016 | 3 Comments

If Trust Is The Glue Of A Network. . . . . . we can’t have too many honest & authentic discussions about it. And talking about trust can be hard in any context, but in some ways it’s even harder in networks. So many of the ‘rules’ are contrary … Read more

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Network Contributions

By Christine | March 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

I often think of a good marriage as a generative balance of creative tensions. Same thing with social change. There’s an art to it – not flopping into the easy answer, the dominant narrative, the usual pattern. And the same goes for roles, actions, contributions in a social change network. … Read more

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Trust in Networks

By Christine | October 12, 2015 | 1 Comment

Trust is a core principle in change networks – in chaos theory, we’d call trust within human systems a powerful ‘strange attractor’. But what do we mean when we say ‘trust’? And who gets to decide?

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Kumu Tips – Clustering on Multiple-Option Drop-Down Data

By Christine | September 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Is trying to cluster on multiple-option drop-down survey questions messing up your Kumu map? Here’s the easy solution.

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Shifting Status Quos

By Christine | September 13, 2015 | 2 Comments

When we talk about shifting status quos, we usually mean ‘out there’ somewhere. But while aiming to shift the deadly, distant yet far-reaching, monolithic status quos, let’s not overlook our own – ‘in here’.

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What’s the Point of Network Mapping ?

By Christine | September 7, 2015 | 4 Comments

The most subtle value in network mapping comes from it’s impact on the imagination.

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Why Network Weaving?

By Christine | June 24, 2015 | 2 Comments

I became a rabble-rousing, injustice-fighting, demonstrating, boycotting, marching, chanting, banner-carrying, strategizing, counter-culture activist early – by age 13 I’d faced my first line-up of National Guardsmen un-accompanied by any adults who knew me.

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