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Sometimes when we begin an artistic journey our concepts of how to do this may be overwhelming. Knowing exactly how to find the elements properly to help us along the way is helpful. This module helps us in getting those segements voiced and narrowed down.

I first learned to play the guitar in my pre-teens. When I became a teenager I wanted to be in a band. Ijust wanted to be in a band. I had no direction, no goals or no understanding. Three bands and many different players later Ifinally found I knew what I was looking for. I did not have clear goals or direction until I had put myself through this process ofseeking. Communication has to be precise so others know where you are heading with your art.

When we don’t communicate openly and effectively with others we tend to get lost in seeking what wetruly desire. If we can first say exactly what we desire, then we weed through the chaff and get right to the heart of things.

Take this example….Lets say a person has a desire to write and perform complex rhythm structures based upon acombination of jazz and Creole music. Now if he just said he was looking for a bass player, he might find countless of potentialmembers. Then after a few sessions find that they aren’t quite the mix he was looking for. Several months later, and several memberslater he finds what he want. However, this has taken a toll on him and delayed his dream.

If he would have stated or known how to voice his dream to another he might have saved time. He should havestarted asking for a bass player who fully understands music composition. One who has a level playing skill where he canimprovise within a structure of musical knowledge. This would have sorted the potential bass players down to a handful of qualifiedpersons.

So this part of the workbook is for you to write out what you seek in collaboration with others. Knowing whatyou seek, and how it applies to your ultimate goal will help you communicate the right message to the right person. Time isimportant. Our dreams are at stake so to speak. Communicating what you really need helps in finding the right person moreeffectively.

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If we just flounder with ambiguous statements then our art becomes very ambiguous. Being able to convey the rightmessage within the framework of how we want to construct our art will benefit us. It will also benefit the ones we seek tocollaborate with. It is all about proper communication.

Collaboration is about jointly agreeing upon a desired outcome with each person contributing to that end goal.Each person has a vital role to play, each brings their own creativeness to the process. The end result is a finished productthat you both contributed to.

Question: How would you describe to a potential collaborator (member) what you are looking for?

Question: Think about your strengths and weaknesses. What talents will complete you?

Question: What skills and attributes will make you more complete? Diversified? Concentrated?

Question: How many leading men are in a play?

Question: How will you handle directional changes or differences of goals or paths with acollaborator?

Question: What is the ultimate goal for you to collaborate with another?

Questions & Answers

Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
sciencedirect big data base
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
characteristics of micro business
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
is Bucky paper clear?
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
so some one know about replacing silicon atom with phosphorous in semiconductors device?
s. Reply
Yeah, it is a pain to say the least. You basically have to heat the substarte up to around 1000 degrees celcius then pass phosphene gas over top of it, which is explosive and toxic by the way, under very low pressure.
Do you know which machine is used to that process?
how to fabricate graphene ink ?
for screen printed electrodes ?
What is lattice structure?
s. Reply
of graphene you mean?
or in general
in general
Graphene has a hexagonal structure
On having this app for quite a bit time, Haven't realised there's a chat room in it.
what is biological synthesis of nanoparticles
Sanket Reply
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
Smarajit Reply
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