You need a community, not a network

By ,     Aug 11, 2016

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What’s the difference between a community and a network?
Networks focus on getting, communities focus on giving.

Check out this article from the Harvard Business Review on the importance of strong leadership in guiding community building, and the amazing things that can happen when a network transforms into a community. We’re not sure these words are necessarily the right way to describe these behaviors, but they certainly exists within certain groups.

The Creative Community Fellows cohort is chock-full of givers. Take a look back at this post from program Director, Sunny Widmann reflecting on the very first cohort of Fellows and their other-oriented thinking. As we enter the beginning of the third cohort of Fellows, we are proud to say that this mindset continues – and continues to inspire us.

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