The group builds its rules of
engagement & culture to become a team. The
self-empowered team picks the opportunity. Treat
others respectfully and as they would like to be
treated – “The Platinum Rule”
Shares a common approach often
translated as "I am because we are," or "humanity
towards others … ubuntu , (Going from an “I to a We”
Each of us is a teacher and mentor to
Common goals and objectives
Practice & Learn like a Sports /
Has a clear view of who our customers
are and their needs.
Follow on support to the community.
Elder Housing members :
Sharing your wisdom!
Learning Tools that build on your strength
New easy to learn skills ex “5 Whys”
Root cause… Finding the real problem
Get to know your teammates better
Getting an on-line
group ( about 6-10) people together to discuss, play and
develop solutions to current issues. The group
will form a team, Make
all the decisions in creating a charter and culture
statement to work together. The team will pick a problem,
develop solutions and report back.
The goal of the team members are to help improve their community (Making
the extended community a little better than we found it ), and the team members
to grow as individuals.
We are looking for motivated people to join a
self-empowered, (online) volunteer team that meets periodically (usually
weekly) and provides a challenging and stimulating experience.
The objective of the program is to combine your wisdom and our
tools to enhance community spirit and problem
solving skills while developing innovative recommendations for
solving problems. We feel that in addition to being a learning
experience, the process should also be fun. "Enjoy the journey"
Process Flow Below...
Provide guidelines to Community members
the process listed on the right side starting with
Ice-breaker. After each step the team should do a reflection
Each step is Hot Link for addition
information click on the
These are general guidelines to help you navigate the specific
Your group makes its own decisions on how you navigate each step.
Think about Attitude
Follow up Survey for
Every problem is an opportunity; The bigger the
problem the bigger the opportunity.
see YouTube video "This is the
foundation of Entrepreneurship"
problem is nothing more than an opportunity in work
A successful business person pays attention to problems,
converting the problems into opportunities and deciding
which opportunities are worth pursuing.
Thinkertoys, Michael Michalko p22
It is our policy not to discriminate on the
basis of race, gender, religion, national origin, color,
homelessness, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or
disability in its education programs, services, activities, or