Conversations with Intent
Conversations with Intent prepare us for collective decision-making and action — they’re not just talk!
They intentionally activate action in support of advancing ECE as a recognized professional field of practice.
Questions To Guide Us Into ECE’s Future As A Recognized Profession
Q & A on Professions
Good Reads by Other Authors
When Everyone Leads: The Toughest Challenges Get Seen and Solved by Ed O’Malley and Juia Fabris McBride (2023)
How to Cross Boundaries, Build Bridges, and Lead Change: Leadership for a Fractured World by Dean Williams (2015)
Leading for Change in Early Care and Education: Cultivating Leadership From Within by Anne Douglass (2017)
Leadership on the Line: Staying Alive through the Dangers of Change by Ronald A. Heifetz & Marty Linsky (2017, 2nd edition)
Early Educators as Change Agents: Cultivating a Leadership Development Ecosystem by Anne L. Douglass (2017)
Collaborating with the Enemy: How to Work with People You Don’t Agree With or Like or Trust by Adam Kahane (2017)
Systems Thinking for Social Change by David Stroh (2015)
The Dawn of Systems Thinking by Peter Senge, Hal Hamilton, & John Kania, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Winter 2015, 13 (1), pp. 26-33).
Early Start: Preschool Politics in the United States by Andrew Karch (2014)
Working Together to Change the Future: Transformative Scenario Planning by Adam Kahane (2012)
Power and Love: A Theory and Practice of Social Change by Adam Kahane (2010)
The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right by Atul Gawande (2010)
Immunity to Change: How to Overcome It and Unlock the Potential in Yourself and Your Organization by Robert Kegan & Lisa Laskow Lahey (2009)
Don’t Just Do Something, Stand There! Ten Principles for Leading Meetings that Matter by Marvin Weisbord & Sandra Janoff (2007)