Collaborative living in any community includes paying careful attention to the following:

  • Being engaged and engaging others;
  • Maintaining the trust of others and being willing to trust;
  • Contributing to the community in which you live;
  • Making a deeper commitment to fewer activities;
  • Aiming for simplicity, focus and balance;
  • Reflecting before responding instead of instantly reacting;
  • being positive and optimistic;
  • Following up ideas with reflective action;
  • Avoiding speculation when limited information is available;
  • Admitting you might be wrong;