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Everyone agrees that collaboration is important, but it's hart to move beyond putting people together in a room and waiting for the magic. Kip Voytek and I try to explore how people need to think …

Everyone agrees that collaboration is important, but it's hart to move beyond putting people together in a room and waiting for the magic. Kip Voytek and I try to explore how people need to think differently and adopt new cognitive modes to be more effective collaborators.

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  • 1. The Collaborative Mind Cindy Chastain and Kip Voytek TEDxOttowa December 6, 2009
  • 2. and then we . . We read and write about it . . .
  • 3. weasel words have emotional throw weight sound important almost demand acclamation … but means nothing
  • 4. can’t do it alone
  • 5. we need it for survival
  • 6. allows us to do things better
  • 7. the fundamentals
  • 8. cooperation to collaboration
  • 9. pleasure of critique reverent iconoclasm cognitive empathy centrifugal mind
  • 10. pleasure of critique
  • 11. embrace your own ignorance and discomfort
  • 12. “ The core skill of innovators is error recovery, not failure avoidance.” Randy Nelson Pixar University
  • 13. go forth actively looking for the holes
  • 14. and have fun while you’re at it...
  • 15. separate yourself from the work show often/show early want to contribute, not own learn to be a good critic
  • 16. reverent iconoclasm
  • 17. first principles inspire
  • 18. atoms and molecules “ Bird liked to take one tune and play it for a couple of hours. Then he would know every nook and cranny of the melody and the chords. He was very scientific about those things....”
  • 19. Always approach the rules with Devotion and Heresy
  • 20. Going deep (in a reasonable time) Expose your biases Teach/write about your discipline Invite heresy
  • 21. cognitive empathy
  • 22. http://www.flickr.com/photos/cayusa/
  • 23. crossing minds
  • 24. concrete cognitive components Categories & Cell Units Altitudes Rhythms Metaphors & Frameworks
  • 25. Getting into other people’s heads Do different things (for even a day) Follow the brain health trends Read memoirs/bios of different people Be curious when you see passion
  • 26. centrifugal mind
  • 27. exhibit B exhibit A centrifugal centripetal
  • 28. centrifugal thinking… =
  • 29. no ready answers?
  • 30. “ more patient, less deliberate modes of mind are particularly suited to making sense of situations that are intricate, shadowy or ill-defined.”
  • 31. not knowing = opportunity
  • 32. no starting point listening to what’s there building on what’s given Improv
  • 33. has no fear in exploring the outer regions of possibility derives insight from multiple sources is purely in the moment the centrifugal mind…
  • 34. seeks a clear path to solutions looks for ways to align/recombine is critical/reflective in its approach the centripetal mind…
  • 35. final thoughts
  • 36. be nimble
  • 37. Devotion Advocacy Hammer Centrifugal Heresy Critique Nail Centripetal
  • 38. be foxy
  • 39. “ The hedgehog knows one big thing, the fox knows many things.” - Archilochus
  • 40. The Twitter/140 Version To get the most out of working with the rich diversity of talent around - to collaborate - be nimble, be foxy. (110 characters, room to RT)