How Can Your Organisation Also be a Community of Practice

How Can Your Organisation Also be a Community of Practice

Last month I was invited by a friend, Peter McDonald, to spend a day with him establishing a new Community of Practice (CofP) focused on Community Development. His organisation is Uniting Communities and it works with some of the more disadvantaged elements of society – youth homelessness, employment, disability services, etc. Uniting Communities is trying to simultaneously deliver essential services into the community and also enable the communities it works with to be stronger, more adaptive, and build resilience

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Appreciative Inquiry and the experience of meaningful work

Appreciative Inquiry and the experience of meaningful work

Imagine working in an environment where waking up each morning to go to work made your heart sing. And imagine a working environment where everyone else felt the same.

Now imagine working in a role that fully utilised the very knowledge, skills and experience that you most loved about yourself and what you do. Those aspects of who you are that you would gladly give to others for nothing! A role you would pay others to let you keep.

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