“Participation cannot be equated with democracy. By staging division and making visible that something important is at stake, citizens are challenged to take sides and participate in the conversation.”
“It’s the critics that drive improvement, they say “We can do this better”, they are the true optimists”.
“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader”
“Every point in history is a crossroads. A single travelled road leads from the past to the present, but myriad paths fork off into the future. Some of those paths are wider, smoother and better marked, and are thus more likely to be taken, but sometimes history – or the people who make history – takes unexpected turns.”
“One critical activity of collaborative management is to build relationships and interactions that result in achieving the collective purpose. Such activity is intended to facilitate interaction among partners, reduce complexity and uncertainty by promoting open and fluid information exchange, and increase communication linkages among partners to the collaboration.”
“By changing the basis of our behaviour […] we can create a radically-different collective imagination, a new vision for the future of society that’s rooted in equality and solidarity; one that values things and people that add true worth to our lives rather than extracting value for private gain.”, read the whole article here.