Core deficiencies for nonprofits as learning organizations (from friend and colleague Jeannel King’s master’s thesis research): 1) Promoting dialogue and inquiry, 2) Empowering people toward a collective vision, and 3) Connecting the organization to its environment. Makes for good contexting of why dialogue and hosting conversations that matter.
On creativity, a must-watch 20 minute video featuring author Elizabeth Gilbert. I found her great, funny, insightful, inspiring. (Thanks Kathy Jourdain for recommending.)