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....
"Welcome Marcea! Great to see you here on the social networks for Transition U.S. and Transition Minnesota. You highlighted in your profile "... I on the steering group here in Northfield, MN..." -- Super! Let us know how we can support…"
How to Start a Transition InitiativeThis Study Group provides opportunities for students of the Transition Handbook to discuss issues and share experiences on each of the Twelve Steps. Come share your stories! Make the Transition concrete.See More
This Group is a place for those who are just starting out in Transition and want to hang out together, email each other, and interact. Join us! Ask David Greenwald for assistance if you have questions.See More
Welcome Marcea! Great to see you here on the social networks for Transition U.S. and Transition Minnesota. You highlighted in your profile "... I on the steering group here in Northfield, MN..." -- Super! Let us know how we can support your initiators. I notice you've already connected with the Newcomers group. Good place to be. Some Links Members Have Found Helpful
Send me your Skype ID so we can spend a few minutes talking about what you’d like to do here. My ID is LSquiresSkype.
Declare yourself -- What do you personally bring to the potluck? Give it a title and say much more than you included in your Profile. Lay out your offer in detail. Or, tell us what you’d really like to learn! Others will join in.
Profile your group -- Make your constituents visible. Find some creative ways to offer their special values to mentor all Transitioners.
Reinforce, reinforce, reinforce -- Connect the dots -- friends to friends, newcomers to oldcomers, groups to groups, groups to members, skills to skills, special interests to special interests. This is your garden. Cultivate for the harvest.
Next steps TransitionUS -- Set up local Transition initiatives as official Transition communities; sign up for training; build your community resilience.