TWI Blog

Stories (and StoryTellers) That Change Lives

By March 23, 2011

March 23, 2011By Nick Challed In 2009, On The Move had the opportunity to host the annual retreat of the S.H. Cowell Foundation Board of Directors, with the goal of effectively sharing the story, message and mission of the McPherson Neighborhood Initiative. Of course, a desired outcome of sharing our story was for the Board…

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Is Failure a Destination Point On the Way to Success?

By March 16, 2011

By Pia Infante March 16, 2011 “So why do I talk about the benefits of failure? Simply because failure meant a stripping away of the inessential. I stopped pretending to myself that I was anything other than what I was, and began to direct all my energy into finishing the only work that mattered to…

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Denial Runs Deep

By March 8, 2011

March 8, 2011 By Les Adler “Denial ain’t just a river in Egypt.” – Mark Twain “How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.” – Frank Herbert I want to expand on a point made in CJ Callen’s excellent post last month about the powerful…

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When To Hit "Pause"

By March 1, 2011

March 1, 2011by Pia Infante “Meanings are in people, not words.” – Alfred Korzybski, Founder, Institute for General Semantics Ok. Raise your hands if – (Really, raise them, even though we can’t actually see you. It’s good for circulation!) – you’ve heard the word transformative to describe leadership development, organizational change, social policy, or any…

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Shelbyville Multimedia: Why the “It’s Complicated” Relationship is Often the Best Kind

By February 22, 2011

February 22, 2011 By Maikiko James, Active Voice Program Manager For the last decade, Active Voice has built its portfolio of work around stories of immigration, an issue that becomes increasingly polarized while solutions seem to be dimming. With Shelbyville Multimedia, we’ve embarked upon our most ambitious and challenging project on the subject to date….

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