MIMIC THIS! When you get invited to events 3000 miles away (or 20 of them just across town), use COPY & PASTE with the really interesting events to seed your own community's plans for similar events. Why start from scratch.... Beg, borrow and mimic! More....
"I'm not having the challenge with Skype that Les is having, but (1) I have totally lost access to the keypad (for dialing), and (2) I have to edit a contact in order to see their phone number. Anyone have fixes for either of these?"
"Is there anything robust going on locally in Boulder with community exchange? I watched the animated video and roughtly understand the system. But it would only make sense to me in a face-to-face community."
The Skype User group is devoted to improving communications globally -- topics such as audio, video, conference calls, group notetaking, screen sharing, group interaction, distance learning, support for local groups. Let's pool resources!
Community Green is an interconnected coalition of people and organizations promoting eco-conscious lifestyles. We are a volunteer, 501c3 nonprofit.Our network provides learning through direct action with simple, healthful, community activities.See More
"Well, with no offense to you, I'm not going to read this whole post right now, but I do intend to follow up on those two books you mentioned.
From what I'm reading though, you're talking about something I'm very much into and…"
There's perhaps no question I'm asked more often than "What about Local Currencies?" So I'm starting a study group on alternative forms of community trading. Register your interest! Soon we will begin building a prototype.See More
How are you currently involved in the Transition movement?
1) Working with Les Squires on Skype conferencing and other issues
2) 2 discussions submitted to TransisionUS:
Open Organizations: Reworking Our Approach to Leadership, Connection and Social Change
The Power of Twitter: Breaking Down Walls, Transmitting key Information to Millions (example the Iran Election)
In what ways do you identify with the Transition movement? Why are you interested?
A longtime urge to recreate culture and society from scratch, in a way that makes sense and connects people.
How can you help the growth/acceptance/vitality of the Transition movement? What can YOU teach us? What can your GROUP teach us?
Talent at bringing clarity;
Tendency to reorganize diverse elements into the big picture.
Troubleshooter; creative out-of-the-box thinker
Lived 5 years in non-Western cultures (Africa and Brazil).
Social science background (prior resume at home.earthlink.net/~howclear).
Your Favorite Books/Websites/Blogs/RSS Feeds for Information about the Transition Movement
The Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations;
Leadership and the New Science: Discovering Order in a Chaotic World