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Failure to plan is planning to fail. This is an oft-cliched saying and this is for good reason. And unfortunately it is far too easy to apply this saying to the world of self directed volunteer teams™. The process of creating an SDV team can be an exciting one. It is a process of gathering […]
There is an old fable by Aesop that talks of two frogs. The two frogs lived together in a marsh. But one hot summer the marsh dried up, and they left it to look for another place to live in: for frogs like damp places if they can get them. By and by they came […]
Congratulations! So you are the Team Facilitator. This is one of the most important roles in a Self Directed Volunteer™ group. Being the Team Facilitator requires you to have characteristics in order to be effective. This includes being positive, energetic, empowering, motivating, communicative and yet still humbly putting the needs of the group before their […]
Welcome back to our ongoing series of free online tools we recommend to facilitate collaboration in your Self Directed Volunteer team. In our first post we examined using a tool like Asana to assist you in project management and Evernote for information sharing. Today we’ll look at two more sharing-based tools: Dropbox and Skype. 3. […]
The beauty of being part of a Self Directed Team™ is the autonomous nature of your group. In an SDV team™ each person plays their own integral role with the combined mutual efforts accomplishing goals bigger than any one person could accomplish on their own. As your team is made up of volunteers however it […]