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Collaboration: Check your ego at the door! by Riehl & Farrow

Read our third post in our Collaboration Cycle on Story Circle Network’s blog Telling Her Stories: The Broad View. Collaboration: Check your ego at the door! by Janet Riehl & Stephanie Farrow in our Creative Catalyst column.

Collaboration: Trust Floats the Boat

Join us on Story Circle Network’s Telling Her Stories as Stephanie Farrow and I continue to discuss the essentials of collaboration in our Creative Catalyst column. This month? Without trust, collaboration ain’t gonna work.

Collaboration, Part 6: Levels of Commitment…in conversation with Curt Madison

In the first part of our conversation Curt Madison and I discussed the place of competition in collaboration. This second part takes us into consideration of how the degree of commitment changes how we work together. JGR: Curt, are there different levels of commitment in working together? That’s one of the dimensions my long-term collaborator […]

Part 5: Does Competition Drive Collaboration? In conversation with Curt Madison

This 2-part conversation with Curt Madison marks the fifth and sixth posts for our February and March Blog-of-the-Month investigation into the nature of collaboration. Curt Madison is a buddy from High School. This fact is distinctive in that he is the only person I continue to be in touch with from any of my schooling—either […]

Making Collaboration Work, Part 4: Creative Catalysts Riehl and Farrow

Here’s the second part of the conversation between my New Mexico collaborator Stephanie Farrow and myself. Check out the first part of our making collaboration work discussion. In our column “Creative Catalyst” on Story Circle Network’s blog Telling Her Stories: The Broad View, we have posted the first two of a three-part cycle on collaboration: […]

Making Collaboration Work, Part 3: Creative Catalysts Janet Riehl & Stephanie Farrow

Riehlife’s February and March blog-of-the-month theme is Collaboration, that most excellent of love relationships in our lives and work. This series features two interviews by two collaboration duos plus a conversation with a distance educator. In our first 2-part interview Kendra Bonnett and Matilda Butler told us how they met and shared five tips for […]

Making Collaboration Work, Part 2: Womens Memoir Duo Kendra Bonnett & Matilda Butler

Collaboration. How do we work together to make that work better and more fun? This is our blog-of-the-month discussion on Riehlife. Read the first part of this interview with Kendra Bonnett and Matilda Butler to find out how they met. Riehlife continued interviewing this Womens Memoir duo to found out five keys to collaboration success. […]

Making Collaboration Work, Part 1:Women’s Memoir Duo Kendra Bonnett & Matilda Butler

Collaboration. Some folks are suited for it, and some aren’t. When it does work, worlds of resources combine, expand, and intersect toward common goals as shares ideas, knowledge, and learning through building consensus. How do we do that to make our work better, further-reaching, and…more fun? I invited Kendra Bonnett and Matilda Butler of Women’s […]

Creative Collaboration and Compassion Adventures & Blog Duet with Yvonne Perry’s Writers in the Sky

Click here to read about my Nashville trip last week. Click here to read Yvonne Perry’s report “Janet Riehl’s Nashville Visit” on Yvonne Perry’s Writers in the Sky blogspot. The Riehl Family on the Homeplace…everyone played music or wrote poetry as a matter of course. Anna Riehl, my grandmother, in foreground, wrote the poetry collection […]