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12/17/2013
Jimmy Guterman

We’re focused on helping our clients come together, think better, and move forward. But that help is far from one-way: every day we learn quite a bit from our clients. To showcase that, we’re running a series of posts on this blog highlighting the work of some of our clients and what they’ve learned about collaboration. We start by talking with Gene Rubenstein, a senior vice president at Fidelity Investments.

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11/06/2013
Tricia Walker

As part of our celebration of Collective Next’s 10th anniversary, we’ve been deepening our connection to our community. A great example of that is a recent visit to help out at The Women’s Lunch Place in Boston. Here’s what it felt like.

The Women’s Health Place provides a safe, comfortable daytime shelter, nutritious food, and services for women who are homeless or poor. We spent a...

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10/31/2013
Katia Greene

(One of the great pleasures of coming on board at Collective Next has been learning that everyone here has a fascinating secret life out of the office – and then learning that these disparate endeavors actually have something to do with what we care about here. Here’s the first in an occasional series in which we explore the unexpected ways in which our moonlighting gigs and day jobs overlap. Happy Halloween, everyone. – Your editor)

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10/18/2013
Jimmy Guterman

Most Fridays, we hold a Transcribe at Collective Next HQ. (Transcribes are weekly chats during which we share what we’ve learned recently and figure out what it means to us and our clients.) This is one of those rare Fridays when we aren’t holding one (many of us are offsite doing client work or supporting TEDxSMU), so we’ll direct you to a handful of our more popular recent Transcribe posts:

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10/11/2013
Mason Smith

We at Collective Next spend a lot of time and effort designing sessions with our clients. During last week’s Transcribe (Transcribes are weekly chats during which we share what we’ve learned recently and figure out what it means to us and our clients), we discussed how effective collaboration doesn’t just happen. Like cooking a gourmet meal, it takes a lot of preparation, a deep knowledge of fundamental principles and innovative methods, and careful execution...

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