The Secret to a Successful Network

Based on a decade of research developing detailed case studies on a range of successful networks, the authors of this article have identified a common pattern of factors that are essential to effective collaboration.

– focus on mission before organization;
– manage through trust, not control;
– promote others, not yourself;
– and build constellations, not stars.

Four Network Principles for Collaboration Success, by Jane Wei-Skillern

(via William Ury)

2 Comments leave a comment below

  1. this really struck a chord with me. i love ‘manage through trust, not control.’

  2. Yes, amazing and simple like thia ❤