Monthly Archives: June 2011

Let’s Gather Some Information!

Bradley A. Leger, PhD So . . . let’s see: we’ve assembled our council, we’re working on orienting and empowering them – what next? Again, I always try to remember that our council members are usually the “busy people”, so … Continue reading

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So, We’re Assembled: What Next?

Bradley A. Leger, PhD OK, we’ve done our homework: we’ve assembled a great Advisory Council which is an accurate reflection of our service area’s demographics. We’ve set the date and time for the meeting. What next? You’ve obviously given them … Continue reading

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Assembling the Advisory Council: Whom Do We Welcome to the Table?

Bradley A. Leger, PhD Let’s looking back at the mission of Extension: “Extension education is an intentional effort to fulfill predetermined and important needs of people and communities.” Let’s cast the net out into the youth arena and consider the … Continue reading

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How to Address the Mission of Extension

Bradley A. Leger, PhD “. . . yes – the times, they are a changin’.” I suppose that I’ve always been one about getting to the fundamentals of an issue. In other words, “What’s the bottom line?” Let’s take a … Continue reading

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A Week in the Life of Advisory Systems

This week Dr. Brad Leger has crafted a map for successfully navigating Advisory Systems. Please join Brad as he leads us on this week-long journey.

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Shared Vision

Lisa R. Arcemont To Lead, Create a Shared Vision Every organization has a destiny: a deep purpose that expresses the organization’s reason for existence. Visions are often times tied to the original vision of the organization, and even provide a … Continue reading

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Mental Models

Lisa R. Arcemont Are you aware of your Mental Models? You might be asking, “What are mental models?” The term “mental model” is much like the concept of paradigm-a set of ideas and practices that shape the ways people view … Continue reading

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