Do I want to collaborate on an idea or project?
Collaboration – involves cooperation in which parties are not necessarily bound contractually. There is a relationship, but it is usually less formal. It exists when several people pool their common interests, assets and skills to promote broader interests for the community’s benefit.
STEP 1 Decide on & analyze goals & determine whether this is right for you.
STEP 2 Recruit the right people.
STEP 3 Devise preliminary objectives, responsibilities & activities.
STEP 4 Convene, be consistent.
STEP 5 Anticipate the necessary resources.
STEP 6 Define elements of a successful structure.
STEP 7 Maintain group vitality.
STEP 8 Make improvements through evaluation and iteration.