Deputy mayor of civic enagement

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Trevor Hancock, a professor in the School of Public Health and Social Policy talks about a fresh idea about democratic engagement that’s worth spreadin

Discerning the value of fresh ideas

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As a miniature hub Ben carefully monitors the new ideas that come up around him to determine which are worthy of building upon… Ben is the Managing Director of Frontier Consulting. His background includes founding a startup to promote micro-volunteering

Victories..Conversations that matter

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I was canvassing, getting signatures for the Dogwood Initiative’s ‘No Tankers’ when my focus changed from getting the most signatures to really engaging with people who were not immediately on-side.

Welcoming immigrant parents

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In her role as school administrator, Connie Allsopp saw meeting the needs of the entire immigrant family often can start with the school. To view more ideas from Dr Allsopp.

Keys to a great mixer: Leadership and facilitation

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The clear benefits of having a skilled facilitator at any mixer.. allowing all attending to be welcomed and possibly connected to at least one person they’d like to meet.

A draw to Good Connections (aka Conference Conversations )

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An experienced facilitator likes the intentional design elements to spark connections for delegates. To view other clips on this topic.

Colleen Stevenson recording and facilitation

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I create large wall charts using colour and visual metaphors to clarify ideas and simplify concepts during conversations and presentations. Participants love watching the words take a life of their own as an artful composition emerges before their eyes.

A PhD assistant for bike repairs

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A passerby with a passion finds a willing taker for his new bike repair skills. To view Optimist Club playlist