In this article, authors Mark Leach and Laurie Mazur, share some of the insights gleaned from their inquiry into movement networks. The principles and research that they share are fully applicable to networks and partnerships….
The authors share four mindset shifts needed for grantmakers to be an effective network participant and offer practical recommendations for how grantmakers can support networks….
In these two articles on building trust and avoiding cultural pitfalls, KnowledgeWorkx explores how terms like reliability, openness, respect, and honesty — that we normally use to talk about building trust on a team — can mean different things to team members from different cultures….
Researchers discovered that an individuals’ own mindsets and habits are a significant contributor to collaboration burnout. Making improvements in these areas helped leaders recapture 18%-24% of their collaborative time….
This article by Brent Fulton of ChinaSource discusses several of the consistent themes that emerged from a survey focused on healthy partnering in China…
In this Harvard Business Review article, the authors share their research about the four key things that great listeners (and leaders) do differently.
Phill Butler’s Well Connected builds a case for the vital importance of unity and collaboration in the church and provides an instruction guide for building effective Kingdom networks and partnerships.
David Barrett and James Reapsome in their book, Seven Hundred Plans to Evangelize the World, identified lack of cooperation and collaboration between Christian organizations as the major hindrance to world evangelization. They write that two-thirds of all global evangelization plans are stand-alone, self-sufficient plans, each viewing itself as at the center of world evangelization…