A New Kind of Power- Resources

The following resources are recommended to support the strategies and practices described in the book A New Kind of Power: Using Human-Centered Leadership to Drive Innovation, Equity and Belonging in Government Institutions

Chapter 1: Designing Systems to Support More Choice and Voice

Potential resources that might help as you consider how you will create more choice and voice in your organization. 

●      Dotmocracy- website explaining the approach plus additional resources

●      Participatory Budgeting- website explaining the approach plus additional resources

●      Human-Centered Professional Development for Managers: website with services offered

●      Team Huddles: website explaining the approach plus additional ideas

●      Protocols for group discussions: website focused on protocols used in education, but also used in business contexts, that provide structure to group conversations that make them more engaging and productive. 

Chapter 2: Building the Infrastructure for Innovation Using Human-Centered Design

Potential resources that can help you implement Human-Centered Design in your organization. 

Chapter 3: Creating a Psychologically Safe Environment
Potential resources to help let go of blame-games and embrace psychological safety:

Chapter 4: Paving a Human-Centered Path to Equity and Inclusion

Potential resources to help your organization create a more productive conversations around issues that matter.   

  • How Mindfulness Can Defeat Racial Bias 

  • How to Avoid Picking Up Prejudice from the Media

  • Developing a Trauma-Informed Workforce (National Council for Behavioral Health

  • Fierce Conversations by Susan Scott

  • My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma

  • Accidental Courtesy (Documentary on the Life of Daryl Davis. Go to Netflix or Amazon to watch.)

Chapter 5. Hiring Leaders with Emotional Intelligence (using an equity lens)

Potential resources to support you in identifying, hiring and promoting Human-Centered Leaders