Handout for Workforce Session at the HUD Sustainable Communities Grantee Convening
ADOPT A WIDE
Look broadly for resources to help achieve goals
and seek to deploy assets in creative ways. Focus
on solving important community problems.
CodeforAmerica.org on repurposing solutions
GitHub.com for sharing solutions
Monitor Institute’s Gather guide:
Rockford/Etsy case: http://www.etsy.com/
TaksRabbit.com for gigs; Kiva.org for small
business lending; P2PU.org for un-school
http://meshing.it/companies for shareconomy
AmericanSamoaRenewal.org for video
Prototyping Framework (NESTA)
Embrace multigenerational workplace
Leadership as mindset http://arnander.com
Collaborate with partners creatively, using
informal networks alongside traditional hierarchies.
They make engaging people with diverse perspectives
Share the role of leadership with staff,
partners, and the public. Use social technologies
to listen, inform, and collaborate.
Industries and organizations needs new ideas, and
new ideas need testing.
Find ways your unique contributions can
make a real difference in their communities. Those
who add value remain relevant over time.
Build skills, share knowledge, and create
opportunities for others so that new leaders
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