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"The Community Way" is the Key to Success

There are many ways to build a community, but one of the most important things is to understand what makes that community tick. What are its values? What are its aspirations? And how can you best support those values and aspirations? 

“The Community Way” is a guide to building strong and sustainable communities. It is based on three core principles: inclusion, participation, and empowerment. When these principles are applied, they can help to create vibrant and thriving communities.

Inclusion means making sure that everyone feels welcome and included in the Community. This can be difficult in some circumstances, but it’s important to make the effort. Participation means giving people the opportunity to take part in activities and events within the Community. Empowerment means giving people the tools they need to take control of their own lives and make their own decisions.

By applying these three principles, we can help to build stronger and more vibrant communities for everyone. It's no secret that we all want to belong to a Community; the need to feel connected to others is innate. And while there are countless benefits to belonging to a community, one of the most important is that it allows us to share our unique gifts with the world.

When we feel part of a community, we are more likely to take risks and put ourselves out there. We feel supported and encouraged by those around us and this gives us the confidence to pursue our dreams. Knowing that we have a group of people who believe in us makes all the difference. There's something special about a close-knit community. When people come together and work toward a common goal, amazing things can happen.

A strong community can make a big difference in the world, and that's why I believe in the power of community. We're all working to make the world a little bit better, one day at a time. The Community Way is a powerful tool that can help us achieve success. By focusing on collaboration and building relationships with others, we can create more effective solutions, better understand other perspectives and foster a sense of belonging. This philosophy is particularly useful when it comes to persuasive tonality, as it allows us to tap into the collective knowledge and experience of a group of people.

For example, when writing an article or delivering a presentation, the Community Way allows us to draw from the thoughts and experiences of our peers. This way, we can develop an argument that resonates with multiple audiences and speaks to their specific needs. We can also benefit from the expertise of those around us to come up with persuasive arguments that are supported by evidence.

Moreover, by taking this approach we can also make use of constructive feedback from our peers to refine our message so that it is both convincing and engaging. Furthermore, we learn from each other’s mistakes so as not to repeat them in future presentations or articles. 

Blodgett Urban Gardens  - Interview with Dr. Kimberly Adams