What is Water?

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Presentation delivered by Roger Hughes, Executive Director of St. Luke's Health Initiatives, on December 5, 2008.

What is Water?

  1. 1. What Is Water? Building Communities in the Hyperculture Roger Hughes, SLHI December 5, 2008
  2. 2. Wha? How’s the water…
  3. 3. A
  4. 4. What’s the ROA?
  5. 5. exaggeration speed short-attention spans “ fast-breaking” events fragmented lives, lifestyles compressed timeframes desire for immediacy addiction to choice addiction to novelty
  6. 6. A shrinking Future
  7. 7. The on Place Assault
  8. 8. Remoteness
  9. 9. The eclipse of public space
  10. 10. The Search for Community
  11. 11. Community As Experience
  12. 12. Community As Place
  13. 13. Community As Space
  14. 14. Community As Identity
  15. 15. Community As Market
  16. 16. What is a Healthy Community?
  17. 17. Community Development Community Building Community Organizing The Web We Weave
  18. 18. “ Community” is the effect of “building,” not the cause.
  19. 19. Smart Person’s Disease
  20. 20. Evaluation: Prism?
  21. 21. Evaluation: Prism? Or Prison?
  22. 22. Where We Belong? Finding The Sig nal in the Noise Do
  23. 23. Time
  24. 24. Get Off The Grid
  25. 25. Early, Smaller Successes
  26. 26. Structures Competing
  27. 27. Drink from the community well
  28. 28. Assets Go Beyond Materials
  29. 29. the strategy of Collaboration can’t be forced
  30. 30. the strategy of Organizing build up, out and across down when you have to
  31. 31. P U L L , don’t P U s h T h e P o w e r o f A t t r a c t i o n
  32. 32. A Leadership Skills Matrix
  33. 33. <ul><li>Disappear into leadership. Encourage the light in others. </li></ul>
  34. 34. Be a connector
  35. 35. Of ideas into action Across boundaries and groups
  36. 36. Facilitation: Moving towards a shared goal
  37. 37. Motivation: the power to ACTIVELY ENGAGE A WIDER WORLD
  38. 38. Focus on Communities as Place Photo: Andy Ferra
  39. 39. Leverage <ul><li>Individual and Community </li></ul>Tap into strengths assets
  40. 40. Speak To Power
  41. 41. Seed and Feed
  42. 42. Invest for longer time periods
  43. 43. Plan to organize. Organize to plan.
  44. 44. Listen, Learn and Let Go
  45. 46. People the Weave

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