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Thought Bubbles – Episode 27

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This week I further explore the concept of Community Leadership, but more specifically delve in to how good leaders create more leaders. The TED talk I refer to can be found here.

Thought Bubbles – Episode 26

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This week I reflect on the work of Becky Hirst Consulting during the last 12 months!

Thought Bubbles – Episode 25

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In this weeks episode I talk about the “3 legs” of community engagement – traditional, face-to-face and online engagement

Thought Bubbles – Episode 24

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Does being involved in your local community have to take up a lot of time? What could you achieve if you gave just 10 minutes a week to your local community?

Thought Bubbles – Episode 23

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Sometimes you’ve just got the make the decision! This was a bit of a rushed episode but hopefully you get my point. There’s so much more I could have elaborated on about just ‘informing’ the community about a decision you’ve made but I was a bit distracted at the playground. Still, it’s a start and you can always add your comments!

Thought Bubbles – Episode 22

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Who is responsible for keeping the sky blue? This week I ask you to consider who is responsible for different decisions that are made within your community. And what is your role within that?

Thought Bubbbles – Episode 21

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Are you a lurker? This week I talk about the 90-9-1 rule and how it is possible to use it to measure participation in both online and offline community engagement.

Thought Bubbles – Episode 20

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Why do I hate the phrase “Have your Say”?

This episode was inspired by my thoughts following reading “Are you practicing condescending community engagement?” by Crispin Butteriss of Bang the Table.

Thought Bubbles – Episode 19

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On the eve of taking a few days off for some R&R, it has dawned on me just how much energy we Community Engagement practitioners have to put in to our daily work. How do you balance passion with running a community engagement consultancy?

Thought Bubbles – Episode 18

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What budget do you need for good community engagement? Let me tell you about the “zero budget” rule!