community anchorsintroductory thoughts rob trimble – ceo – bromley by bow centre
AN ELEPHANT IS LIKE A BRUSH AN ELEPHANT IS LIKE A ROPE AN ELEPHANT IS SOFT & MUSHY AN ELEPHANT IS LIKE A SNAKE AN ELEPHANT IS LIKE A TREE TRUNK what is it… exactly?
key characteristics • rootedness and longevity • entrepreneurial spirit and practical • tenacity and determination
dealing with dead horsessome common approaches – part 1 • Buying a bigger whip • Changing riders • Appointing a committee to study the horse • Arranging visits to other sites to see how they ride dead horses • Spending more on training to improve our riding skills • Promoting the dead horse
dealing with dead horsessome common approaches – part 2 • Harnessing several dead horses together for increased speed • Providing additional funding to increase the horse's performance • Hiring consultants to ride the dead horse more cheaply • Revisiting the performance requirements for horses
dakota sioux tribal wisdom "When you discover you are riding a dead horse, the best strategy is to dismount“ (….and get a new horse) community anchor wisdom? Do community anchors offer a radical new way of delivering services and transforming communities? How big an idea is it? What are the consequences of backing the model?