Insights People move faster than programs or policy. Engage who affects them. Every project has a starting point and a turning point. Cohorts increase the rate of learning and capacity building. Good will only goes so far. Identify what partners have to gain and deliver. Untraditional partners create holistic paradigm shifts. Challenges Partners devote, defend, or disappear. Money for new programs = less money for old programs. Each community proceeds at its own pace. If you’re not at the table, you’re on the menu. Where you stand depends on where you sit. Applications Message appropriately to different partners. Scale the work according to capacity and pace. Develop guiding principles with consensus. Plant seeds and pull weeds often. Honor legacy work with inventories and meaningful roles.