individuals and organizations to design the solutions essential to their
DOVIA Colorado, Professional Association
Challenge: After forty years as a successful professional organization for volunteer managers in Denver, DOVIA asked the Rocky Mountain Innovation Lab to assist with designing a strategic plan that would ...
Global Seed Savers
Challenge: Founding and growing an organization, from start to launch to flourishing ... Based in Denver, CO, Global Seed Savers is committed to supporting food security in the Philippines. Through educating ...
AmeriCorps Fellows of Denver Public Schools
Challenge: Integrating into a school community and learning to collaborate with teachers, school leadership, and parents to enrich the learning of DPS students is no small task, especially for new ...
Recent Break Throughs
The Break Through is a weekly blog where we discuss leadership techniques, share thought
projects, and display examples of innovation from successful organizations.
Whether leading a meeting, training on new skills, running a workshop, or guiding a team, I’ve found this acronym/reminder for facilitation incredibly useful as a base structure for most any curriculum. (Note: I use training, meeting, and teaching somewhat...read more
Over the last twelve years I’ve had the honor of holding executive leadership roles in several nonprofits. Sometimes these opportunities have arisen because my skillset has met the demands of the tasks at hand, other times I just happened to not be in the room when...read more
“Can I talk to you about the rainforest today” a young man clad in plaid, sporting a beard and wearing what I think are the pair of Chocos I left in my college dorm room (more than a decade ago), asks me as I walk into my favorite Denver coffee shop. “Usually,” I...read more