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On International Women's Day, Celebrating the Voices and Wisdom of the Women of CN

On International Women's Day, Celebrating the Voices and Wisdom of the Women of CN

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Collective Next
March 8th, 2018

Happy International Women’s Day from all of us at Collective Next. Here are 13 blog posts celebrating the voices and wisdom of the women of CN - enjoy!

5 Innovative TED Talks…and Really Awesome Nonsense
Kris Henry, wayyy back at TED 2012, shares her authentic reaction to hearing Brené Brown’s research on vulnerability and shame.
The Magical History Tour (Or Why Everyone Needs a Monkey Bag)
Marsha Dunn and Sarah Shrimplin rewind 15 years to tell our origin story, and reflect on the power of storytelling to keep organizations true to their core.

Leaving Behind the “Perfection or Bust” Mindset
Kristen Bailey shares insights from facilitating a women’s leadership summit, and how setting aside “perfection” enabled participants to collaborate and innovate better.

The Role of Collaboration in Reflection
Art Director Annie White sketches a visual to help explain our point of view on the relationship between individual perspective-taking and collaboration.

You’re in charge of the big meeting… Now what?
Bree Sanchez says embrace this opportunity and use the investment of time to do your best work, and explains how.

Ideas in Action: Graphic Facilitation Bootcamp
Graphic Facilitator Tricia Walker – one of the BEST in the business - leads fun, interactive workshops to help organizations develop this awesome capability.

Six Ways to Ensure Success When Facilitating Virtual Group Work
Liz Ball and Renee Piazza share best practices for facilitating virtual collaboration.

Look Both Ways
Mary Choi Smith interprets one of our favorite mantras “look both ways,” and explains how we use stretch thinking in our design sessions.

Visual Tools for Developing and Sharing Ideas
Creative Director Erin King describes how graphic facilitation uniquely informs our approach to visual design and bespoke creative products (presentations, videos, infographics, and more.)

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Take Center Stage
Katherine Gorman, podcast producer, host of Talking Machines, and co-emcee of last year’s TEDxBoston, helped curate, script, and coach each talk. Her view of the stage, from the stage.

Collaboration and the Art of Scaring People
Katia Greene, who in addition to being The Maker-of-all-Things-Happen at CN, is a make-up artist, actor, and Head Haunt at Barrett’s Haunted Mansion in Abington, MA

Inspired by Mom
New mom and Solution Design Partner Kate Dwyer calls her own mom “the queen of all things thoughtful” and honors her memory with good deeds.
To HOW and Back
Cricket Hannan and Annie White embrace their role as conference participants, rather than facilitators, and share secrets for making the most of it.


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