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Creative Collaboration

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Connecting with other creatives online, or in your local community, is a great way to kick-start your ideas or support the launch and growth of your business. This session will give you the inspiration and direction to think strategically about collaboration.

Presented by Willo O’Brien, Kelly Wilkinson and Jaime Zollars

Published in: Business, Technology, Education
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Creative Collaboration

  1. 1. Creative Collaboration Don’t DIY AloneWil lo O’Brien, Ja m ie Zol la rs & K el ly Wil k in so n
  2. 2. Hello, Creatives!Jaime ZollarsJaimeZollars.com @JaimeZollarsKelly WilkinsonMakeGrowGather.com @MakeGrowGatherWillo O’BrienWilloToons.com @WilloToons
  3. 3. What Collaboration Means to UsAnd Creative Collaborations we’ve participated in...
  4. 4. COLLABORATIONS: EDITORIAL
  5. 5. COLLABORATIONS: AUDIO
  6. 6. COLLABORATIONS: BOOK
  7. 7. Great things are done by aseries of small thingsbrought together. Vincent Van Gogh
  8. 8. Collaborations come in allshapes and sizes. They can bewith one other person, 10other people, or with strangersall over the city or world.In essence, collaboration is the process ofcreating something bigger and more amazingthan what you could have ever created onyour own. ~ Willo O’Brien, WilloToons.com
  9. 9. Sizing Up Potential Collaborators
  10. 10. SIZING UP COLLABORATORS
  11. 11. SIZING UP COLLABORATORS
  12. 12. SIZING UP COLLABORATORS
  13. 13. QUESTIONSBehind the Scenes or Public?
  14. 14. QUESTIONSBehind the Scenes or Public?Spontaneous or Planner?
  15. 15. QUESTIONSBehind the Scenes or Public?Spontaneous or Planner?Handling Confrontation?
  16. 16. Challenges and Guidelines for Collaboration
  17. 17. Navigating the Relationship Communication skills Expressing your needs/wants Going MIA (accountability, reliability) What motivates you may not be what motivates your teammates/fellow collaborators Tools to support communication for successful collaborative relationships
  18. 18. More Examples ofCreative Collaborationhttp://willotoons.com/creative-collaboration
  19. 19. http://www.ifiwasyouproject.com/If i were Stacie, I would just get loads of pets and chillax with them,getting rid of all of my problems and anxieties.// Sally online
  20. 20. http://ibwatson.etsy.com/ http://www.betsyandiya.com/
  21. 21. http://creaturecuriosity.tumblr.com
  22. 22. http://www.hausstories.com/
  23. 23. http://storybird.com/
  24. 24. http://storybird.com/
  25. 25. http://hitrecord.org/
  26. 26. http://www.ifyoucould.co.uk/collaborate
  27. 27. Callaway and Kirk, LLC
  28. 28. Tools that SupportCreative Collaboration
  29. 29. Collabration Toolbox Google Docs Evernote Google Groups (email) Dropbox - Sharing Files Email/IM/Skype Tom’s Planner - Visual Facebook Groups Asana - To Do Lists Start a bloghttp://willotoons.com/creative-collaboration
  30. 30. Q & A Time!
  31. 31. Speed Collabo-dating
  32. 32. Speed Collabo-dating3-5 ways you want to Utilize the group tocontribute to a collaboration brainstormWhat kind of person you Keep it light & big ideaswould like to collaboratewith? Offer ideas you have for someone another person inWhat are you excited to do? the groupNot just what you can do,what do you want to do? Anyone want to share?Break into groups of 4
  33. 33. Thank you!Jaime ZollarsJaimeZollars.com @JaimeZollarsKelly WilkinsonMakeGrowGather.com @MakeGrowGatherWillo O’BrienWilloToons.com @WilloToons

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