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Tool – Network Communication EcoSystem

Communication ecosystem

One of the most critical support structures for networks is a well-thought-out communications ecosystem – a set of tools and platforms that enable everyone in the network to connect and collaborate directly with anyone else in the network. This communications ecosystem model helps networks evaluate and improve their communications…  

Creative vs. Transactional Collaboration

Running network

The nonprofit sector uses the word “collaboration” often, and in worshipful tones, but what happens in practice is usually more transactional than transformational. Understanding the differences between a transactional or cooperative network and a transformational or collaborative network is important. This article helps clarify these differences…  

Reconciliation and Peacebuilding in Network Leadership


It’s uncanny how the Gospels and the Epistles take on new relevance as we apply them to different situations in life — such as facing conflict as a network leader! In this Bible devotion we reflect on the Apostle Paul’s admonitions in Philippians 4:1-9 and examine their relevance for reconciliation and peacebuilding in network leadership…