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Notes from the Field

Articles and personal reflections from the GWI team as they navigate their lives and their shared work.
by Aja Schmeltz
05.20.21
The chronic blatant disregard for human life in this country is profoundly disgusting. With every news [...]
By Micah, with Susan Grove
03.10.21
Working as a part of a shared leadership team has impacted my life in more ways [...]
by Susan Grove
02.23.21
Shared leadership. Sharing power. Someone recently asked me what checks and balances the WSDNP model has [...]
by Hélène Lesterlin, with Susan Grove
02.09.21
I needed that. It released something. We were in an all-hands meeting, and the relatively [...]
By Aja Schmeltz
03.27.20
Home. What does that mean to you? Is it a place? Is it an idea? Is [...]
By Caitlin Dourmashkin
03.05.20
A few months ago, our co-Worker Susan told us about Move Up, Move Up, a l[...]
By Susan Grove
02.06.20
In the conversations that swirl around being worker self-directed, here’s one of the most frequent [...]
By Micah, with Susan Grove
02.06.20
Personally, I think I’m good at playing the support role. I have played this role many [...]
By Terri Hall
11.20.19
A few springs ago, one of my friend’s daughters spent the night alone in the woods [...]
by Micah, with Susan Grove
11.07.19
Last February, I was on a panel discussing the Race To Lead Survey at Non-Profit [...]
by Hélène Lesterlin, with Susan Grove
11.01.19
I started at Good Work Institute seven weeks ago. It still feels unfamiliar, fresh, there’s still [...]
By Caitlin Dourmashkin
10.24.19
It’s not the shared leadership that is hard, it is the not-shared leadership. When we {...]

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