Toolkit Library/

Kindness

At its most fundamental level, civility is a stubborn persistence to continue to be in community with others, even when we disagree. As ASU professor Liz Lerman, says in this video, kindness can serve as “glue” that helps to hold that community together when negotiations over values—fundamental to Principled Innovation (Practice M1, C2)—threaten to tear it apart.

   Video

   2 minutes

   By: ASU, Liz Lerman

   Leader-prep | Lifelong learners


Making connections:

Principled Innovation asks us to work with others and recognize the limits of our own knowledge so that we can better understand and tackle the complex issues our communities face.

More on this topic:

Kindness

  Video

  2 minutes

  By: ASU, Liz Lerman

Why monkeys and humans are wired for fairness

  Video

  13 minutes

  By: Sarah Brosnan, TEDx

What is altruism?

  Video

  2 minutes

  By: McCombs School of Business

How to design deliberative democratic assemblies in an inclusive way: a recommendation for policy-makers

  Article

  15 minutes

  By: Democratic Audit, Marta Wojciechowska

Gaining perspective on an argument

  Tool

  10 minutes

  By: Greater Good Science Center

Access our collection of +200 learning materials

PI toolkit library