Are you presenting yourself effectively for collaboration?
As well as thinking carefully about what you say, how you present yourself is also critical – potential collaborators will want to see that you are taking collaboration seriously, and that you are presenting yourself openly and creating opportunities for collaboration.
Activities and reflection
Watch the video and think about what it is that you offer a potential collaborator, and how you might benefit from their collaboration. Afterwards – reflect on your offerings, and what you hope to gain from collaboration using this worksheet (downloadable) to prompt you.
Assess how ready you are to collaborate: answer these reflective questions (downloadable) which will help you to determine how visible, knowledgeable, approachable or trustworthy you are.