The Maine Energy Marketers Association represents over 300 Maine providers of heating oil, propane, biofuels, pellets, electricity, and motor fuels. We were hired to facilitate a strategic planning meeting to build shared understanding of the Association’s current situation, general strategic direction, near term tasks and long term goals, and roles of the board, committees, and staff. Building on the work done in the meeting, we also facilitated a series of meetings among committee chairs to make a work plan for the future.
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Shows of Respect
October 26th, 2021 by Craig Freshley
Even when you don’t know someone – wait, especially when you don’t know someone – it works well to show respect. Works with people you know too. Even works with people you don’t like. As a practical matter, when you show respect to someone – whoever they are — you’re more likely to get a …read more
Competition is over-rated. Collaboration please.
July 29th, 2021 by Craig Freshley
I’m afraid that our United States Congress has reached a point where they are unable to solve the problems of the nation. I’m afraid that the United Nations and other coalitions of nations lack political will to actually save our species from climate change. And I’m afraid when I see unnecessary conflict in our communities. …read more