Five Things We Learned from the 2016 BALLE Fellows The BALLE Fellowship team reflects on lessons learned to better serve our leaders and their development. Share March 8, 2018 Transformative development is a big part of our work in the BALLE Local Economy Fellowship and the Local Economy Foundation Circle. Transformation means many things to many people; here at BALLE, we think about it as a shift in consciousness that allows us to approach our work from a new mindset in order to be more effective. Given how much we care about this kind of openness to change, it’s only natural that as a team, we try to stay open to the ways that we ourselves, and the program, are transformed by each new cohort of Fellows. Read about five lessons we learned from our 2016 Local Economy Fellows in BALLE Views.