Collective Agency has many members and growing. There are various staff- and member-initiated activities/events: optional half-hour member meetings, Wednesdays 2pm Lightning Talks for 2 to 8 minute TED-like Talks by members, lunch weekdays at 12pm, happy hours, open houses, and conversations often (but mostly people are productive working). This is our blog for members to write updates and share pictures. (Click the blog titles to see pictures and the full post.)
I’m going to be on vacation this Wed-Fri for Christmas, and Kenneth is out of town visiting family. As always, members have 24/7 access. I’ll be forwarding the phone to my cellphone and answering emails. I’m really happy with how it feels being here, and for all the interesting conversations and smiles and laughter and … Read More
The other night there was an impromptu happy hour here – I’m grateful for and very happy about the people who are members here, for the conversations, the laughter, the appreciative inquiries. I love that Collective Agency has so many people who are self-motivated, choose the work they do, like working in a big shared … Read More
PORTLAND PHILOSOPHY: My favorite event in Portland is the Chapman Swifts each September: thousands of birds fly into a chimney, watched by hundreds of people. When the light gets low, there are patterns of tiny dots in the sky, swirling around.The Swifts are one of the Collective Agency yearly events: we’re one of many groups … Read More
A lot of Collective Agency members, family, and friends went to see the Chapman Swifts at Wallace Park (thousands of birds fly into a chimney, watched by hundreds of people). This is the second year we’ve gone. It’s one of my favorite things in Portland, watching patterns in the sky while picnicking with friends. Some … Read More
The happy hour here last Thursday 5pm was fun, lots of laughter, food and drinks, and many requests to have more, which we will. ACTIONS THAT CAME OUT OF THE OPTIONAL MEMBER MEETING LAST WEDNESDAY 1) Wednesday 12:15pm we’ll watch 1 TED Talk at lunch here and talk about it. People expressed a desire for … Read More
ACTIONS THAT CAME OUT OF THE MEETING 1) Upcoming Member Events. Member Happy Hour: We’ll have Happy Hour Thursday August 28th 5pm at Collective Agency. For and by members. Expect drinks. Bring friends. 2) Members can initiate events. Members get 3 hours per day in conference rooms, and can have visitors during these 3 hours (either in a conference … Read More
There’s a new painted wood street sign out front. Grace made it based on the logo and font that Alicia had chosen and the prior chalkboard sign that Resh and I had made. It supports the cozy fireplace, relaxed conversational feel here.