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The Power of Community: How Phenomenal Leaders Inspire their Teams, Wow their Customers, and Make Bigger Profits by Howard Partridge

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STEP 6: BUILD GROWTH PODS

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The sixth and final step in building community involves developing small groups I call PODS, which stands for Power of Discovery Systems. A Growth POD is a small group that meets on a regular basis that not only helps move individuals toward true accountability but also helps spread community throughout the organization.

The purpose of the POD is to foster more effective communication. Over time these groups can move people from a sense of community to a true community experience of belonging and transformation. Unlike what happens in a traditional meeting, in which one person speaks to the group, interaction is encouraged in a POD meeting. These purpose-minded life support groups can be used for almost ...

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