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  • Create a resource inventory for your Team

    One of the coolest things about the Idealist Network is that everyone brings their own skills, connections, and knowledge to the table. Using a simple template, you can create an inventory of all of your Team’s resources.

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    Brooklyn's Idealist Connector Team

    What they did

    At the Brooklyn, New York Team’s first meeting, we talked about the best ways to find out what each of us could bring to the table. How could we best spot connections, identify someone with a needed skill, and share great resources? One of the Connectors brought up the idea of creating a “resource inventory” to catalogue all these details.

    For our inventory, we created a Google Sheet that all the Team members can add to. It’s broken down into different categories of information—some personal (like contact details, and other groups or organizations we may already belong to), others more general and community-centered (like public resources we can share our knowledge of.)

    How you can do it

    You can either start with this resource inventory template, or use the steps below to design one that better fits your needs.

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