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“You never know when you need relationships, but when you do, you need them fast”

Communities as an investment for emergent collaborations in the future.

Photo source: Sastrawan Ginting / Antara Foto / Reuters via The Atlantic

The story of TEDx Volcano

Head of TED Chris Anderson tweeted

Three things worthwhile paying attention to

1 — Collaborations are impossible to predict and might happen in a tangential field of impact

2 — Collaborations across strong and weak ties

3 — Collaborations across different communities

Weaving communities is often an investment for an unknown time in the future (aka emergence)

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Fabian Pfortmüller

Grüezi, Swiss community weaver in Amsterdam, co-founder Together Institute, co-author Community Canvas, fabian@together-institute.org | together-institute.org