CIC - Be Curious

Hey Dougan - Great to see you in action! Thanks for the quick chat and inspiration for these below ideas for CIC...

We should create multimedia Case Studies of successful collaborations between CIC tenants. Re-enact and document engagements at scheduled events, random/repeat Venture Cafe meetings, and CIC-managed introductions. 

3 Elements:

1) Encourage and enable (online?) tenants to share stories for community pride and self-promotion (online PR machine?) ... while solidifying our desire to stay tenants!

a) Demonstrate that we are here because we recognize the unique benefits of CIC. We are curious and open to learning about options. We raise our hands for help. We help others because givers gain (and learn beyond our core silos). Brand idea = "CIC - Be Curious" 

b) Share the vibe that current tenants are here for a common reason - to increase their chances of succeeding. Such as, "be here to take advantage of the "density"... or don't bother - give your spot to someone who will." (See? I See)

c) Team Support (KEY!) - Community Leaders are CIC's most powerful differentiator to alternative workspaces ... when these awesome people start actively looking for ways to facilitate business solutions for individual tenant needs, CIC's reputation will flourish beyond ALL other options.

3) Connect the connectors - Gather the best CLs and the most zealous advocates already here. They will have great CIC stories and would benefit from showing their participation. Collaborate on ways to harness their ability to help without harassing.

More over coffee on 5th ... Anytime!

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David Cutler
Managing Director at Creative Chaos