Executive Education

Collaboration Tip #5: DON’T Just Invite the Usual Suspects

May 24, 2016
Who to invite to your co-creation party? Whether you’re trying to jumpstart a community garden or start a world wide community, the right invites can Read More

Collaboration Tip #3: Connect as Human Beings

April 25, 2016
  Michael Porter coined the term “shared value” but creating that kind of value starts by creating real human connection, building trust, finding shared purpose. Institutions Read More

A Six-Word Story

August 11, 2015
Ernest Hemingway inspired the idea of six-word stories with his famous challenge and the first, six-word story: “Baby shoes for sale, never worn.” When we Read More

When Truths Collide

February 2, 2015
This article first appeared in CR Maganize's December issue.  Hundreds of members of the public came in-person and online to share their opinions with the President’s Read More

CollaborateUp and Global Impact Co-Host Executive Education Program for Creating Shared Value & Maximizing Strategic Philanthropy

July 14, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 14, 2014 – Global Impact and CollaborateUp announced today that they will co-host CollaborateUp Academy, an exclusive executive education program for leaders Read More
Extremely practical and extremely easy to implement once you have an understanding of the steps and the formula and the requirements of the prcoess. - CollaborateUp Academy Participant
The course was great! Great value and great insights into collaborating with various partners in multiple situations. It really change my thought process and how I view situations with our clients and stakeholders. - CollaborateUp Academy Participant
“Even with a diverse set of stakeholders and a very limited timeframe, the CollaborateUp Formula allowed us cut through a complex set of issues and develop a concrete and pragmatic proposal for tackling a very tough problem. Richard Crespin is exactly what you want in a facilitator, someone able to bring people together to recognize their shared goals and the best ways to achieve them.” - Amit Ronen Director, George Washington University Solar Institute
The course actually aids with more than just collaboration - it helps drive thinking into issue clarification, meeting handling and setting up, communicating with stakeholders. I loved it! - CollaborateUp Academy Participant
"Building up the capacity and capability of nonprofits to make a difference in the world is a core part of the Office Depot Foundation's mission. CollaborateUp had a really big impact on the nonprofits we support, giving them tools and insights they can use immediately." - Mary Wong
"The CollaborateUp Workshop gave our delegates a set of tools they can use immediately to collaborate more effectively across multiple departments and organizations." - Erika Lopez, Global Impact