Playing Nice - How Collaborating with Others Pays Off

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Presented by Patricia Tompkins and Niki Blaker at the Elevate 2014 AIGA Leadership Retreat.

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Playing Nice - How Collaborating with Others Pays Off

  1. 1. Playing nice ELEVATE // 2014 LEADERSHIP RETREAT // AIGA ARIZONA HOW COLLABORATING WITH OTHERS PAYS OFF
  2. 2. Join them ELEVATE // 2014 LEADERSHIP RETREAT // AIGA ARIZONA BECOME A MEMBER OF ANOTHER ASSOCIATION
  3. 3. Promote other events ELEVATE // 2014 LEADERSHIP RETREAT // AIGA ARIZONA BUILD A COMMUNITY CALENDAR & SOCIAL MEDIA PLAN
  4. 4. Ask for discounts ELEVATE // 2014 LEADERSHIP RETREAT // AIGA ARIZONA ADDING PERKS TO YOUR PARTNERSHIPS
  5. 5. Spotlight designers ELEVATE // 2014 LEADERSHIP RETREAT // AIGA ARIZONA #AROUNDTOWNTALENT
  6. 6. Collaborate ELEVATE // 2014 LEADERSHIP RETREAT // AIGA ARIZONA ORGANIZE CO-EVENTS WITH OTHER GROUPS
  7. 7. Speak at events ELEVATE // 2014 LEADERSHIP RETREAT // AIGA ARIZONA SEEK OUT PRESENTATION OPPORTUNITIES
  8. 8. Invite others to do the same ELEVATE // 2014 LEADERSHIP RETREAT // AIGA ARIZONA WE CAN LEARN FROM OTHERS IN RELATED FIELDS
  9. 9. Present to non-designers ELEVATE // 2014 LEADERSHIP RETREAT // AIGA ARIZONA SHARE BASIC DESIGN PRINCIPLES
  10. 10. Position yourselves as experts ELEVATE // 2014 LEADERSHIP RETREAT // AIGA ARIZONA OFFER YOUR INSIGHTS FREELY
  11. 11. Be approachable ELEVATE // 2014 LEADERSHIP RETREAT // AIGA ARIZONA MAKE IT EASY FOR DESIGNERS TO CONTACT BOARD MEMBERS
  12. 12. Take a random designer to lunch ELEVATE // 2014 LEADERSHIP RETREAT // AIGA ARIZONA A GREAT WAY TO MAKE FRIENDS
  13. 13. Contribute to online conversations ELEVATE // 2014 LEADERSHIP RETREAT // AIGA ARIZONA ENGAGE WITH DESIGNERS ON FACEBOOK & TWITTER
  14. 14. Respond to emails ELEVATE // 2014 LEADERSHIP RETREAT // AIGA ARIZONA GO BEYOND THE CANNED RESPONSE
  15. 15. Help designers make connections ELEVATE // 2014 LEADERSHIP RETREAT // AIGA ARIZONA IF YOU’RE NOT THE BEST CONTACT, SUGGEST SOMEONE WHO IS
  16. 16. Facilitate independent meetups ELEVATE // 2014 LEADERSHIP RETREAT // AIGA ARIZONA WHETHER THROUGH FINANCIAL MEANS OR MORAL SUPPORT
  17. 17. Spring for food ELEVATE // 2014 LEADERSHIP RETREAT // AIGA ARIZONA SMALL SPONSORSHIPS GO A LONG WAY
  18. 18. Make the grand gesture ELEVATE // 2014 LEADERSHIP RETREAT // AIGA ARIZONA A LARGER INVESTMENT FOR MORE IMPACT
  19. 19. Change your perspective ELEVATE // 2014 LEADERSHIP RETREAT // AIGA ARIZONA WE ALL MAKE UP THE CREATIVE COMMUNITY
  20. 20. Thanks ELEVATE // 2014 LEADERSHIP RETREAT // AIGA ARIZONA NIKI BLAKER // PRESIDENT // NIKI.BLAKER@ARIZONA.AIGA.ORG PATRICIA TOMPKINS // PROGRAMS DIRECTOR // PATRICIA.TOMPKINS@ARIZONA.AIGA.ORG

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