July 29, 2016
In this Whispercast, Rick Enloe and Dave Hillis prepare to give key updates from around the Leadership Foundations' global network. Using stories, biblical passages, and even greek translations, they explore the importance of not only the good work being done in our cities, but also the goodly way in which it is done. Listen here and send in any questions you would like answered to firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 27, 2016
Creating adaptive responses to community problems and using evaluation frameworks can seem incompatible at times. In this episode Rick Enloe, Dave Hillis,and Patricia Talton discuss how the two can go hand-in-hand to produce lasting impact in our cities. Join them as they explore how evaluation tools can be used to stay nimble and respond to the changing realities of our communities as we work to realize the vision of cities becoming playgrounds.
May 31, 2016
In this Whispercast, Rick Enloe and Dave Hillis consider how Leadership Foundations has operationalized the vision that took root in Sam Shoemaker and Reid Carpenter over 50 years ago. Using church history, the LF story, and our new evaluation tools, they set up our next full length podcast with Patricia Talton, President and CEO of the Northwest Leadership Foundation. Listen here and send in any questions you would like answered to email@example.com.
April 29, 2016
It takes engaging leaders to engage leaders – leaders
of good faith, good will, and also of good humor. In this episode Dave Hillis
and Rick Enloe explore the role of humor in setting a table of joy where
everyone is engaged through sharing the communion of laughter and pain.
Together, these essential components of life shared at a common table bring
people together, engage everyone present, and expand our capacity to see, hear,
care and play together, turning our streets and cities into playgrounds.
March 4, 2016
What does it take to engage leaders of good faith and good will? In this Whispercast, Rick Enloe and Dave Hillis touch on topics like humor and ego in a discussion about the attributes and pitfalls of leadership. This episode sets up our next full length podcast with Eric Geary, President of the Lexington Leadership Foundation, Director of the LF Global Youth Initiative, and author of Loudership: Increasing the Volume of My Own Opinion.
January 28, 2016
How is power used on behalf of others? Is it used to include or exclude? In this episode, Rick Enloe and Dave Hillis are joined by Lisa Pratt Slayton, President of the Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation. Together they dive into the dynamics of navigating systems of power in our cities.
December 11, 2015
How do you make cities better? In this episode, Rick Enloe and Dave Hillis further explore the Advancement Plus Project and the singular focus that it produced: LF develops leaders who drive the wheel of change in their cities. This wheel is made up of our 3 functions- engaging leaders of good faith and good will, building the capacity of others, and developing joint initiatives.
October 29, 2015
In this Whispercast, we explore Leadership Foundations' Advancement Plus Project through the lens of Thomas Kuhn's idea of paradigm shifts. Join Rick Enloe and Dave Hillis as they introduce this six month long project LF went through with The Bridgespan Group and the singular focus that came out of the process. Listen here and send in any questions you would like answered to firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 25, 2015
Relationships have the power to transform people and place.
In this episode, Rick Enloe and Dave Hillis are joined by Bill Milliken, one of the foremost pioneers in the movement to change the picture of education in the US, the founder of Communities in Schools, and a formative voice and leader in the life of Leadership Foundations. They look back at Bill’s story and the
lessons learned, and forward at the ongoing importance of building relationships
and engaging people throughout the community in order to transform our