After more than 12 years of leading teams and creating coalitions I found myself and my talented colleagues stumbling on the same roadblocks to impact. We often had great ideas – we were building upon decades of brilliant leaders, thinkers and strategists – but fell down in the implementation of those ideas. When we went for help, we were able to find plenty of consultants that would come in and give us m
In light of the recent killings and violence in Tulsa and Charlotte, I find myself so deeply moved by the work of Shooting Without Bullets in Cleveland, OH. Check out their amazing work in this interview with Mother, Artist, Leader Shemariah Arki.
A growing consensus of business and community leaders is aware that Maine’s local economy will need partnerships between locally owned business and non-profits, and new residents in Maine, including New Mainers. The demographic math in Maine is clear – we need more folks moving here and we need those folks to be able to meaningfully participate in growing our workforce. Dollars spent on local business stay in t
There is a word I’ve been avoiding using in my writing thus far this year – Trump. While I’ve appreciated the numerous take-downs, critiques, and analyses of Trump’s origins and impact on our politics – I have been spending time contemplating the man behind the vitriol, hate speech, misogyny and deep, deep insecurities. Here in Maine, we’ve seen our own share of injured men taking