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Peter McDonald

The movement toward self managing teams

I’m listening in to a conversation between UnitingCare West and Corporate Rebels who were unpacking Self Managing Teams. Here is the top eight movements in the move toward Self Managing Teams. 1. Move away from profit and toward purpose and values 2. Moving away from hierachial pyramid toward of teams …

ABCD Workshop Urban Mission Network

Asset Based Community Development Aug 2018 Head Heart and Hands (internal) – Two local UCA cong and Head Heart and Hands What can you contribute? Not what is wrong! = Individual Asset Mapping Colleen the Tea Pot (external) – warm relationship bridge – church known for making the connection = Connecting …

The ‘Its Working Well’ Tour

It is a simple idea really.  Focus your attention on that which his working well. But when did you last put yourself in front of someone else’s ministry and find yourself interested even delighted in what was before you?  Make 2017 the year that you visited “that which is working …

An incomplete guide to the Uniting Church and how it plays in the social sector

After reading my recent posts, Dr John Flett sought me out to provide some background social information for his German academic colleagues who are contributing to the Rescuing Our Soul Conference in September 2016.  This is the second blog in that series. In my previous blog A Rough Guide to the Social …