Leaders Mastermind Cohort
MADE TO BUILD RELATIONSHIPS AND ADVANCE GOOD WORK!
As we upgrade the social contract and operating system of our country, we must do so with equity and inclusion as the foundation.Bridge Alliance continues to bridge efforts of social entrepreneurs and spiritual leaders in local communities with national efforts to strengthen democratic practice.
The Bridge Alliance Leaders Mastermind Cohort is a short-term learning experience curated for diverse civic and social entrepreneurs practitioners, advocates and creatives. Co-learners share respective ideas, projects and initiatives while advancing their work rooted in the principle of collaborating for greater good.Mastermind sessions are designed to jumpstart your social enterprise or concept…progressing from idea to initiative. Co-learners engage design thinking-inspired techniques and perspective encouraging ignition of their unique “practice of change”.
Social entrepreneurs and spiritual leaders will improve their effectiveness as leaders and, in turn, their organizations, adding to sustainability and scaling through a mutual-aid strategy of collaborative learning and peer coaching. Additionally we encourage community-based organizations and leaders to build relationships with more established organizations and foundations within our network.
- Identify a new potential reality—idea
- Explore strategies and skills for advancement of an idea—concept
- Actualize a plan, proposal and/or prototype of concept
- Synthesize collaborative learning experience into practice
- Six in-person virtual cohort sessions 75 minutes in length
- Recommend a minimum of 2.5 hours per week (in between sessions)
INTRODUCTION: Start with WHY
Orientation to Master Mining: imagine, innovate, initiate
Session I: Prospecting
An embodied practice of discovery and understanding regarding what constituencies need, desire, value and/or care about.
Session II: Exploration
Sharing in collaborative activities and employing means for asking the right kinds of
questions and setting the stage.
Session III: Mine Design
Empathic modeling of contextual analysis, relationship building, program development. Get beyond assumptions and bias inherent in design and/or programming
Session IV: Drill
Discovery and discernment of insightful, inspiring and motivating variables, applications, etc. in advancement of concept.
Session V: Production
Plan, proposal and/or prototype of refine adapted insights for application in real-time…real-world context.
Session VI: Reclamation
Quick Pitch presentations and MMC Commencement
As we looked around our inaugural summit in 2018, we noted that our participants were not representative of the nation as a whole. We needed more diversity in several key areas, namely ideological, ethnic/racial, faith, age, geography and more.