While we guide individuals to lead with purpose, we often send these folks back into systems that haven’t really evolved to support new ways of thinking and being. Download CEO Jennifer Simpson’s thought-provoking piece “Amplify Your Impact: Making the Most of Mission-Driven Leadership” to learn about an organizing model that helps leaders deliver on their vision.
Today’s health center heroes continue their quest to provide equitable healthcare for all. In this article, we look at the issues and opportunities facing health centers in the year ahead.
Eid al-Adha is a holiday centered around reconnection with God, spirituality, family, and friends. Muslims gather for morning Eid prayers at their local mosque or center of worship followed by time with friends and family.
It’s National Friendship month! Join us as we examine the power of friendship in our work, especially as it relates to facilitation.
This article intends to transport readers right into the June of 1865 Texas when the slaves of Galveston first learned of their freedom. As a way to honor the Juneteenth holiday with an exercise in empathy, readers are briefly guided in imagining the harsh circumstances that slaves endured, and then invited to consider the things from which they long to be free in their own lives.
In observance of Father’s Day, the team at Integrated Work took a moment to honor the role each of our fathers (or father figures) had in helping us become the leaders we are today. We reflect on the lessons we gathered from our fathers and make sense of them through the lens of the ideals that ground our organization. We share their collective impact with you in hopes that it may inspire deepened consideration of the fatherhood you may have experienced in your own life.
Integrated Work is delighted to welcome two new interns to our team! Rayyan Ahmed and Martin Simpson Teplin recently joined us and we couldn’t be more grateful to have two such talented people accompany us on our journey. Here’s a little more about them.
We’ve seen a fundamental shift in the last decade with the rise of technology to a world that is adaptive and evolving in real-time. We’ve also seen the shift to more mission-focused organizations. Are our organizations structured to really deliver what’s needed over the next decade? And what will it take to make them so?
As we emerge from the pandemic, new ways of working together are evolving, especially the hybrid model which enables more flexible options for how teams work together (in-office and/or online). This new frontier provides the opportunity for leaders to consider how to craft an approach to their hybrid environment that is both fair and productive.
Do you work with or care about someone who may have experienced trauma or PTSD? This article provides some background on trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, and offers a few suggestions for leaders, facilitators, coaches, and anyone who wishes to have more productive interactions with those who may have experienced trauma.
As the pandemic eases, it almost feels like we are re-emerging back to life. How do we reflect, revive and begin anew as a leader? “Easing Back to Life” is an opportunity to come back to life through intentional nature-based practices that will awaken your senses, enliven your spirit, and restore your sense of wholeness after a year in which so much was taken away.
Join the Center for Nature & Leadership and a supportive community of women, to learn some practices that will support a conscious, intentional re-emergence.
What had begun as an indictment of myself and others, has now become a model for self-examination from which we might all benefit in pursuit of having a more expansive impact in the well-being of others. I offer a comprehensive, yet simplistic, criteria for us to measure the depth of our connection with (and our care for) marginalized groups; a criteria that can be used to audit our own socio-intellectual values and the socio-intellectual intentions of others. I call this criteria the AAA Membership Plan — Attitude, Association, and Action. Read more to learn more.
To achieve greatness, start where you are, use what you have, do what you can.