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.
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 email@example.com.
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 cities.
In this Whispercast, we take a look at one of the ways that Leadership Foundations engage and transform cities. Join Rick Enloe and Dave Hillis as they introduce this first function: engaging people of good faith and good will and prepare for our next full length podcast with Bill Milliken, the founder of Communities in Schools. Listen here and send in any questions you would like answered to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Now a network of 74 cities around the world, Leadership Foundations found its start in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with Reid Carpenter. Rick Enloe and Dave Hillis are joined in this episode by Reid as they explore his early days with Sam Shoemaker, the creation of the Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation, the LF charism and how LF became a global network striving to make cities better.
In this Whispercast, we begin to explore the history and origins of the Leadership Foundations’ charism- seeing the city as a playground. Join Rick Enloe and Dave Hillis as they introduce this idea and prepare for our next full length podcast with Reid Carpenter, the founder of Leadership Foundations. Listen here and send in any questions you would like answered to email@example.com.
Bible, newspaper, or both? Join Rick Enloe, Dave Hillis and Dr. Ray Bakke as they explore the dynamic between the two mediums and how they not only form but inform people of faith and good will as they seek the social and spiritual renewal of the city.
In episode eight, Rick Enloe and Dave Hillis are joined by Wil McCall, President of the Dallas Leadership Foundation, for a deeper dive into the theology of place. The theology of place is one of the most significant ramifications to a belief in the incarnation calling us to be committed not only to the people in our city, but also to the places we live in our city. Listen as they explore what this belief means for our cities over the long haul.