In our coalition, partnership and relationship work, there are ALWAYS more things to do and people to connect with than we have time to do them. And when we add this to a busy home and personal life, we can
No one wants to talk about it (and we did – check out Part 1 and Part 2 Masterclasses!) but accountability is an important aspect of coalition building and trust building. When some people are held accountable and others are
Last week, we highlighted the importance of trust in coalition building. We can easily say “trust” is important or we want more “trust” in our coalition, but actually building trust takes time and intentionality. Building trust = building and maintaining
Coalition building is all about working together with others to do more than we could do on our own. If we are going to work with others and make an impact, we have to trust the people in our coalition.
Let’s face it. Coalition work = meetings. As much as we may be weary from meetings or feel like we are constantly moving from meeting to meeting, this is how we work together. As we have transitioned from primarily in-person
Let’s face it. It is really easy to say “yes” in our coalition work but holding ourselves, our leaders and our members accountable is challenging. It’s not that we don’t want to follow through, it’s just that there are so
When I first developed this blog post in April 2020, I never realized we all would STILL be primarily leading online meetings in April 2021. Since we are still mostly leading online meetings, let’s revisit my Top 10 Tips for