Ground Rules Behave in Ways that Build Trust & Mutual Respect Table Guides will: Keep track of time and push people to focus on the task at hand Cut people off who stray too far off field Encourage full participation Check to make sure the “knowledge keeper is completing the SD Pack
Knowledge Keeper A chance to practice one of the important skills of a network leader More than a “note taker,” distilling the conversation Without a completed SD Pack, the hard work disappears
Schedule: Tuesday 1-2pm-Overview, Table Introduction (pg. 2), Framing Question & Potential Impact (pg.3)-Main Room 2-2:30-Share Framing Questions – Main Room 2:30-2:45-Refine & Change Tables, if Desired, Intro to Asset Identification – Main Room 2:45-Break 3-3:30-Asset Identification (pg. 4) – Breakouts 3:30-4-Brainstorm by linking & leveraging assets 4-5- Define top three opportunities (pg. 5) and narrow down to one (pg.6) - Breakouts
Schedule: Wednesday 8:30-9am-Share your opportunity – Main Room 9-9:30 – Flesh out your opportunity (pg. 7) - Breakouts 9:30-10:15–Action Steps (pg.8) and ideas for expanding your network (pg. 9) - Breakouts 10:15-10:30-Break 10:30-11- Communications Plan (pg. 11) and Final Participant List (pg. 12) - Breakouts 11-11:45 – Poster Preparation & Presentation Planning (pg. 10) - Breakouts
Exercise 1: Who are you, whatbrings you to this group? (pg. 2) Name and Organization Interest Area Familiarity with this interest area
Framing Appreciative Questions Community Change Entrepreneurship Rural Philanthropy Broadband Childhood Obesity Affordable Care Act Affordable Housing Immigration Youth Development
Medora, IndianaStrategic Doing Case Study Why can’t we make headway in turning the abandoned outlet mall into a food distribution warehouse?
Medora, IndianaStrategic Doing Case StudyWhat would Medora, Indiana look like if it was a hot spot for locally-produced foods?
Framing Appreciative Questions Keep the end-in-mind for the discussion. Experiment with the construction and scope to get a feel for how each can change the direction of the inquiry. Ask yourself, ” Is this a question to which we do not already know the answer? If we do, it is not inquiry. Run the question by someone to see how well the question works and where it leads.
Exercise 2: FramingAppreciative Questions (pg. 3) Where it says Policy area/Policy Change Area develop a framing question form a 30,000 ft perspective Potential Impact – what would the world be different?
Identifying Assets What assets do we have available to get this done? Your network’s work products, reputation, access, etc. Your organization’s assets Your personal assets: networks, skills, experiences, compassions?
Exercise 3: Identifying Assets(pg. 4) Identify the assets represented around your table that could contribute toward answering your appreciative question.
Brainstorming Combine assets to identify opportunities Try lots of combinations Be creative - try the “asset shuffle” or “sticky note” technique Asset + Asset + Asset = Opportunity
Exercise 4: Brainstorming(pg. 5) Come up with at least 10-12 potential opportunities based on combining your assets. Asset + Asset + Asset = Opportunity
Define Your Top ThreeOpportunities Which three opportunities have the most energy? Which one’s might best move you toward the future envisioned in your appreciative question The others do not fall off the agenda
Exercise 5: Define the TopThree Opportunities (pg. 6) What would this look like in big picture terms? What is the window of opportunity? What’s the level of payoff and degree of dissulty
Pick Your Top Opportunity Narrow down your top three opportunity to the one you will move forward with tomorrow Again, the others don’t disappear from your agenda
Exercise 7:Define Your 30/30 When will you get back together? How will you stay in touch?
The ResultsThe Sweet Victory Challenge is now in its 5th year and in 2012they received over 1,000 entries and now attracts a panel ofcelebrity judges. Over 5,000 visitors attended the festival in2012, a 500% increase over 2011.
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