How to create an asset map to identify the resources, areas of expertise, and geographic regions present across the network.
Examples of how we have used SNA in practice and a survey template you can adapt to capture data for your network map.
An exercise to surface and reflect on events related to the network’s purpose that have influenced the current system.
An exercise to imagine possible futures by exploring how certain trends and uncertainties might play out.
A selection of framing questions to get participants warmed up, connect them together, build shared understanding, & prompt reflection.
A process to identify group agreements, with a list of some of our favorite examples to consider adopting.
A discussion guide filled with questions to spark reflection and conversation as groups read Impact Networks together.
Graphics and network maps from the book Impact Networks.
Indicators to assess the degree to which the network is cohering around shared goals & developing a positive culture of collaboration.
An exercise to make sense of the current forces affecting the system and to reveal critical leverage points for action.
This template contains section headings, sample content, and prompts for developing a network charter.
This survey will help illuminate areas of strength as well as areas that would benefit from additional attention.
A list of questions weavers can use in their conversations with network participants.
An exercise to share the personal motivations - the “whys” - that inspire people to join a network.
By engaging tools like this equity lens, we can work toward a more equitable society and shift systems toward collective liberation.
A simple and reliable exercise to help participants coordinate their existing activities and support each other’s work.
The right set of tools can drastically amplify the network’s ability to stay connected and self-organize.
An activity to form deeper relationships between participants.