The Beauty of Collaboration in Entrepreneurship
End-of-Year Article from the President of Miranda Park Learning
As an entrepreneur, there was a time when I thought doing things alone was the best way to go. I’d think, “I’ll do it myself because I know it’ll be done right.” That, my friends, was a guaranteed key to burnout. While I knew I wanted to grow this company, it seems like I was out of sorts with how to do it.
The “How” hit me really hard when I realized my work felt like more of a burden rather than what I know I love, which is education and learning.
A Moment of Awareness
It wasn’t too long after starting this company that I realized I not only needed, but I genuinely desired support. I had the deep aspiration to have people around to share visions and goals. People who wanted to better the lives of others by imparting their knowledge. People who wanted to collaborate.
The Difference Between Help and Collaboration
Although both are noble, I learned there was a difference between help and collaboration. I like to think of help as giving without the expectation of receiving. Collaboration is slightly different: I see it as giving in order to create something with one another for the sake of a higher vision.
Those Who Collaborated
Not surprisingly, there are many people who have the same desire to collaborate. When we asked for collaboration, they readily said, “Yes!” “Sign me up.” “Let’s do this.” For that, as the president of Miranda Park Learning, I’m grateful.
A Few Key Names
Here, we’d like to acknowledge those with whom we had the pleasure to collaborate this year:
- Jefferson County Business Resource Center in Colorado for inviting us to teach a class in Instructional Design.
- Path to Summit LLC for their collaboration and insight in our blog called 3 Tips to Convert a Brick and Mortar Business into an Online Business.
- AdvantEdge Training and Consulting for collaboration and expertise in our blog called How to Keep Your Audience Engaged During an Online Training.
- Farrah Wun for her interview and highlight of Miranda Park Learning on Instagram.
- Tree Ring Digital for creating our amazing website.
- The NGLCC for giving us the honor of being an LGBTBE® Certified Business.
- The Colorado PTAC, without whom getting our government codes would’ve taken so much longer.
- Unbridled Hope and Healing for allowing us to use some of the video content we recorded for them as tutorials for video and eLearning.
- Companies such as LinkedIn, Pexels, CopyScape, Adobe, and YouTube for making entrepreneurial life just a little easier for us.
- Last but most certainly not least, we’d like to thank our clients, blog readers, mentors, friends and family who pushed the limits of who we know we can be.
If the future of education and Learning and Development are to reach the next level, the effort must be done in concert—never alone. Each one of us has a unique perspective which will infallibly resonate with different learners. So, let’s get to it.
To Your Learning in 2021,
President, Miranda Park Learning
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