#CMGRHangout presents: Community Thinking Outside the Box


Sometimes community management means getting creative and thinking outside the box to solve problems and drive community engagement. Whether you believe creative problem solving is a process or you’re just really good at ideation and reframing the problem, we want to hear what works for you. 

Join us for this week’s #CMGRHangout panel on Friday, June 5th at 2pm EDT to share your creative ideas for thinking outside the box and learn from others!

(In the spirit of creatively solving life, Brew, Dom, Sarah and Carrie are off the grid this week so Sherrie will be joined by Patrick and Christin.)

+Sherrie Rohde and +Patrick Hellen will be hosting the hangout with +Jenn Chen, +Eric Hatch and +Rachel Miller as panelists. +Christin Kardos will be moderating the Twitter chat using #CMGRHangout .

Discussion Questions

1. What’s the first thing you do when you feel stuck on a problem?
2. Do you have a creative process in place or do you wing it?
3. How does re-describing the problem sometimes help with ideation?
4. What’s a creative solution you’re really proud of?
5. How does getting creative help you drive engagement in your community?
6. How else have you infused creativity into your community?

RSVP & Watch the Hangout

RSVP here to let us know you’re going to watch. This will add the event to your calendar and remind you to attend! If you want to be on air, please let us know in advance by commenting here.

Let’s discuss ways you can attend:

Watch: You do NOT need to join the hangout. Just stay on the Google+ Event and you’ll see the video on YouTube. (Don’t worry, it will be there and start playing as soon as the broadcast begins.)

Talk and Be Seen: If you decide you want to talk, not just watch, please let us know in advance. (We will only invite a few people for this event, so let us know why you would like to attend.) 

Chat: You can watch here and/or follow the conversation on Twitter using #CMGRHangout .

If you join us on the hangout, a wired internet connection is preferred and if you have a headset with mic or earbuds, that works best for the audio. You will also need a working webcam.

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