In this short article — based on research from 500 non-profit leaders involved in building networks — Lisa Watson highlights three truths about the nature of networks that gives them their capacity to influence systems and empower change.
- Network leadership is different from organizational leadership
- Networks are grounded in trusting relationships
- Networks enable community building and social impact
This is a quick and useful read for network leaders interested in learning more about how to describe networks, their benefits, and capacity for change.
Lisa Watson. The Power of Networks. Netweaver. Blogpost. December 26, 2018.