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Community of Cause: shared purpose and commitment

      “A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.” —Gandhi World change doesn’t come about because of a single person working alone. Period. It simply doesn’t happen. Individuals can share their visions, pioneer new ways of thinking or doing, act with […]

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World Change on Flipboard

View my Flipboard Magazine. Click on the above image or HERE to visit Thunderhead Work’s “World Change” Flipboard Magazine.  You can see more than 170 articles from different publications about people changing the world through imagination, persistence and community. And all the other ingredients that help us move forward. Follow the link and then click […]

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Call to Action: specific, compelling, doable

  Be clear about what you want people to do.    By Tom Peterson Al Gore’s 2006 documentary An Inconvenient Truth gives an inside look at a presentation the former vice president made more than a thousand times. After two hours of information alerting the audience to the crisis of climate change, Gore ends with […]

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Asset Mapping, a powerful tool for improving communities

            By Tom Peterson On a Friday morning in August, some three dozen people gather in a large meeting room at the Forsyth County health department in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Down the halls are public clinics and offices for the staff who inspect restaurants, track diseases, or otherwise keep the […]

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Mind Mapping for people changing the world

        Mind Mapping, Part 2 To read Part 1 “Mind Maps: who, what when to use them” click HERE. By Tom Peterson Visually outlining through mind maps opens up creativity and helps you see structures and connections in fresh ways. It’s great for tasks like understanding complex issues or starting new enterprises. […]

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10 ways to reframe problems… rather, challenges

By Tom Peterson The mere formulation of a problem is far more essential than its solution, which may be merely a matter of mathematical or experimental skills. To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle requires creative imagination and marks real advances in science.” — Albert Einstein. Before you […]

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