If you missed the inaugural (co)lab Summit over the past two days, don't fret.
Hordes of leadership gurus, policy wonks, academic pioneers, and social media cheerleaders shared inspirational nuggets and creative ideas. And many audience members tweeted about those cherished moments and abstract sound bites for all the world to read.
Here are some of the most mind-blowing and innovative nuggets shared in 140 characters. Boundaries! Push them!
Name: Thomas Friedman
Bio: An internationally renowned author, reporter, and columnist - the recipient of three Pulitzer Prizes and the author of six bestselling books.
Twitter Followers: 223,313
Quote: "We are all new immigrants in an interconnected world."
RT @colabsummit: "We are all new immigrants in an interconnected world." @tomfriedman #colab13
- WandaHopkinsMcClure (@WandaMcClure) September 24, 2013
RT @colabsummit: "Only sustainable competitive edge is creating a culture of continuous innovation - @genevievebos #colab13 #colabinnovation
- Candace McCaffery (@candacemcc) September 23, 2013
"The force that animates is authentic demand and it is required for success." - @merrickfurst, #colabinnovation #colab13
- (co)lab (@colabsummit) September 23, 2013
"The city is where hope meets the street." - @KasimReed #colab13 #Atlanta
- (co)lab (@colabsummit) September 22, 2013
"Entrepreneurship is about being that chihuahua on the pant leg and never letting go." - Alan Dabbiere #colab13 #colabtalent
- Barrett Brooks (@BarrettABrooks) September 23, 2013
Name: Bill Strickland
Bio: Community leader, author, and the President and CEO of the non-profit Manchester Bidwell Corporation
Twitter Followers: n/a
Quote: "You can't talk about hope unless you live it."
You can't talk about hope unless you live it. - Bill Strickland #colab13
- Jamina Cole DAmico (@JaminaDAmico) September 23, 2013
Am totally stealing this line "@colabsummit: "Gen Y is also Gen WHY." - @nadirahira #colabtalent #colab13"
- Doug Shipman (@DougShip) September 23, 2013
"The future creates the present." - @GlenHiemstra #colab13
- Startup Atlanta (@StartupAtlanta) September 23, 2013
Name: Sir Ken Robinson
Bio: English author, speaker, and international advisor on education in the arts to government, non-profits, education, and arts bodies.
Twitter Followers: 201,720
Quote: "Schools are organisms - living, breathing communities."
RT "@colabsummit: "Schools are organisms - living, breathing communities." @SirKenRobinson #colab13" @usedgov @WhiteHouse
- Quanda (@quandaallen) September 22, 2013
Name: Will Richardson
Bio: Parent, author, speaker, instigator, blogger about the Web and its effects on schools, education and learning. Author of Why School?
Twitter Followers: 45,452
Quote: "This is the most amazing time to be a learner."
Incredible time to be alive, no doubt! RT @colabsummit: "This is the most amazing time to be a learner." - @willrich45 #colab13
- Jason Byars (@JAByars) September 22, 2013
Name: Brett Jacobsen
Bio: Head of School Mount Vernon Presbyterian School and Host of podcast project Design Movement: 21st Century Learning and Leadership.
Twitter Followers: 1,278
Quote: "Design thinking breaks through barriers."
"Design thinking breaks through barriers!" @jbrettjacobsen #colab13 #DrJSays
- Bo Adams (@boadams1) September 23, 2013
And wash all that down with a map outlining one of yesterday's (co)lab talks. It's pretty self-explanatory and easy-to-follow:
Buzzy, IdeaString, Kabbage, Uruut and more... Innovations that Matter in visual maps. #colab13 #colabsummit pic.twitter.com/JjMz6mAqrr
- juliestuart (@juliestuart) September 24, 2013
Unite, wonks, unite!
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