Explore learning opportunities and access our free network toolkit, including templates and guides referenced in the book, Impact Networks
Introduction to Impact Networks is a free, 45-minute session for participants who want to develop a basic understanding of impact networks, why they’re important, and how they uniquely create meaningful change.
Network Essentials is a 3-hour interactive workshop for purpose-driven leaders and organizations who want to deepen their understanding of the benefits of impact networks and network leadership in a world of complexity and continual change.
The Network Leadership Series is an opportunity to connect with peers and more deeply explore the practice of network coordination. Participants will grow their capability to engage network mindset in cultivating impact networks.
By engaging tools like this equity lens, we can work toward a more equitable society and shift systems toward collective liberation for all.
Graphics and network maps from the book Impact Networks.
The network participant survey will help to illuminate areas of strength as well as areas that would benefit from additional attention or support.
Evaluating network health involves assessing the degree to which the network is cohering around shared goals and developing a positive culture of collaboration.
To help you map and analyze your network’s connectivity as it evolves, we have developed examples of how we have used social network analysis (SNA) in practice, along with a survey template you can adapt to capture data for your network map.
An exercise to make sense of the current forces affecting the system, and to reveal critical leverage points for action—places where targeted action can produce outsized impacts.
An exercise to imagine possible futures by exploring how certain trends and uncertainties might play out.
An exercise to surface and reflect on events related to the network’s purpose that have influenced the current system.
The right set of tools can drastically amplify the network’s ability to stay connected and self-organize.
A simple and reliable exercise to help participants coordinate their existing activities and support each other’s work.
An interactive asset map provides network members with an easy way to identify the resources, areas of expertise, and geographic regions present across the network — and to connect with each other.
An activity to form deeper relationships between participants.
A list of questions weavers can use in their conversations with network participants.
A process to identify group agreements, with a list of some of our favorite examples to consider adopting.
A selection of framing questions to get participants warmed up, to connect them together, to build shared understanding, and to prompt reflection.
An exercise to share the personal motivations - the “whys” - that inspire people to join a network.
This template contains section headings, sample content, and prompts for developing a network charter.