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4 Keys For Using Social Media for Positive Change

Inventive. Inclusive. Humble. Collaborative. These are 4 keys to promoting positive change with the social media tools at your disposal. 1. Take advantage of interactive activism opportunities in online communities. Research shows that people are more likely to...

A Story of Organic Leadership

What do you see as the qualities of good leaders? Integrity and honesty - never compromise these. They have a passion for success, wanting to be competitive and come out on top. They have compassion for their people, getting to know them and their families. Great...

What Can Collective Impact Learn from Organizing?

Two strategies. One goal. Community Organizing. Collective Impact. Older folks will remember community organizing. Confrontational -- but it got things done. For the past ten years, the "collective impact" strategy has moved to the fore. But the two can learn from...

Lessons from the Leadership Learning Community

The Leadership Learning Community is a resource with which Vincentians should be familar. Here's a great piece by contributor Deborah Meehan called "Three Experiments and Lessons on the Network Path." I'm posting it in full to invite you to explore this fine resource....
Sharing Experience Is Collaboration Too

Sharing Experience Is Collaboration Too

A meeting with extramural (correspondent) students (studying family consulting and catechetics as major) from the Institute of St. Thomas Aquinas and took place in the “God’s Gift” House in Kiev. Volunteers from Vincentian Family, Sisters of Mary of Miraculous Medal,...

Now on Social: The GrantSpace Blog

Now on Social: The GrantSpace Blog

Often these days, a blog gets overlooked. Why? Because it doesn’t talk about missionaries, or ministers. It talks about volunteers. For sure, there is a great difference in a person who comes to serve because they are called: a vocation to ministry; or because of...

Want New Members? Go Mobile!

Want New Members? Go Mobile!

For those recruiting new members and those working in vocation ministry in the Vincentian Family the verdict is in. The coming generation has gone mobile, and it's not going back. Pew research states, Much of this frenzy of access is facilitated by mobile devices....

Keys to Online Meetings

Keys to Online Meetings

There have been years of research dedicated to the preparation and execution of successful meetings. But how often have we heard the words, "boring!" or "useless" when evaluating the seemingly endless meetings we are invited/compelled to attend? We're Vincentians --...

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