Capability Building: It's Not What You know. It's How You Behave.

Changing systems requires people in those systems to transform the way they think and act. That’s at the heart of the theory behind Collective Impact. The whole thing hinges on people acting differently, yet there’s been little talk about how to enable them to change their behaviors. Working with StrivePartnership, I’ve learned a lot over the past several years about the best [and worst] ways to change behavior.

In Cincinnati, we’ve been at this for more than a decade. StrivePartnership was created in 2006 by community leaders trying to better align the effort and resources we were putting into education.

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