Posts Tagged ‘creating community’

February 10th, 2010, 01:38 pm

Community at the 1st Avenue Coffee Shop and Beyond!

By LINDA PROVENZA

It’s just a little diner, what’s the big deal? The big deal is a very special waitress who has single-handedly built a strong and diverse community amongst its many customers: a community that has taken on a life of its own.  A number of years ago I met Susie, my ‘guru at the coffee shop’ […]

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February 10th, 2010, 01:09 pm

Linda’s Thoughts on Creating Community

By LINDA PROVENZA

In my own work, creating and participating in community is at the heart of what I do.  Whether I am working with the staff of a hospital, college or international group, if any real work is to be done we need to create an environment where people feel valued, a part of the process, and connected […]

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