Four ways to use Bright Spots, from Humanities Montana

Ken Egan from Humanities Montana posted a comment to an older post on this blog (“ADEPT in Education”) that we thought was worth highlighting. Here is what he says about the way that they are using bright spots:

I just had a chance to visit with Jim McDonald in person about “Bright Spots” (thanks for coming to Missoula, Jim!). He asked how “Bright Spots” has changed Humanities Montana, and I shared that 1. I personally return to the report at least once a week, mainly to refocus on the essential and to remember courage to lead change; 2. my current board members have discussed the five principles in general terms and specifically how they apply to our recently adopted strategic plan (the report reinforces several of our strategic decisions); 3. we will use “Bright Spots” in orienting new directors in February since it provides a powerful tool for conceptualizing our overall work and gaining traction with our strategic plan; 4. I’ll share the report with participants in Leadership Montana, many of whom lead nonprofit organizations in the state. Thanks for the excellent framework, both inspiring and practical.

Thanks Ken. We love to continue to hear about the ways that people are using it, so please post here or email us at brightspots@heliconcollab.net with your story.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s