I’ve been reading Working Together: why great partnerships succeed (2010) by Michael Eisner (with Aaron Cohen) CEO of Disney from 1984 to 2005. Eisner explores successful business partnerships such as Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger and Brian Grazer and Ron Howard. He reflects on his own working relationship with Frank Wells which lasted until Frank’s death in a … Continue reading Want to be a good creative partner? Say ‘yes’ to ideas.
I listened to a speech by Andrew Bovell, the well known Australian playwright and screenwriter, on ABC Online last week where he was delivering the 2012 Foxtel Screenwriters’ Address. You can find it here. Amongst other things, Bovell talked about what makes a good writing collaboration – and to paraphrase his words – he said … Continue reading What makes collaborations work?
This site began life as a blog to explore the issue of collaboration in the context of cities and urban areas. Almost all the big problems we face in cities need more than one organisation - or more than one type of knowledge - if we are to have any hope in solving them. And solving … Continue reading Urban Collaboration