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How do we ask a community what it needs? By recognizing our individual assumptions and biases as well as letting go of what we think are the answers. We need to bring ourselves and our… Respect for each individual’s experience Recognition of strengths and assets Empathy for struggles and triumphs Awareness of differing power dynamics […]

What Makes a Great Board Member? One who sees the life of the organization within the life of the community. Great board members seek to answer these questions… What are the needs of the community? Which of these needs is our mission best positioned to address? What is the change that we imagine creating? What […]

A-MUSE Bouche – Passion

POSTED ON September 24, 2015

Can one individual’s passion change the world? Only if you invite others to engage, harmonizing multiple passions into a way forward. Here’s our recipe: Understand your own passion Seek out different insights Forge connections Invite co-ownership Create and lead together Share your own recipe with us on Twitter (#CICamusebouche) or on Facebook. A-MUSE Bouche is the […]

How to Succeed When Collaborating

POSTED ON February 13, 2015

By Carlo M. Cuesta At Creation In Common, we spend much of our time facilitating collaborations with organizational leaders and have learned a great deal from individuals who have mastered the art of teaming with other creative people. Here are a few major take aways: 1. Great collaborators are always bringing more oxygen into the […]

Creating Stone Soup

POSTED ON February 4, 2015

By Anne Jin Soo Preston As Carlo and I have been exploring what makes a successful collaboration, I was reminded of the story of stone soup.  I decided to look up the story to refresh my memory and never realized there were so many versions that spanned from not only a cultural perspective, but also different situations including […]