Small Group Lab Events – Boston

We are seeking corporations, nonprofits, and other organizations in the Greater Boston area interested holding a Small Group Lab community building event. This is in conjunction with our field testing and ongoing resource development process. Stronger relationships have many potential benefits including increased communication, collaboration, and creativity. Our ability to work together and the quality of that work is dependent on our relationships. We are reaching out directly to organizations, but welcome inquiries via referral and this website.

We need to “Reclaim Conversation”

Professor Sherry Turkle is the founder (2001) and current director of the MIT Initiative on Technology and Self.  She studies human connection is being impacted by technology and our online lives.  Through her work and most recent book “Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age” she challenges us to look closely at […]

Insight from a 75-year study is simple, relationships drive happiness.

In his Ted Talk on What makes good life? psychiatrist Robert Waldinger shares insight from directing a 75-year-old study on adult development.  He shares that happiness is not about fame and money, but instead, relationship.  Do you have a video on the power of connection and community that you’d like to share with our community?  Share […]

Former Facebook executives warn social media is ‘Ripping Apart’ human society

Recenly former Facebook exectutives been featured in the media discussing the impact of social media on society.  What are the impacts of social media?   Here’s what the people who helped make Facebook are saying. I should note that I love social media. We just need to use it with purpose and integrity. I think […]

Creative Commons Small Group Resources

The Small Group Lab is dedicated to empowering people to strengthen communities and organizations everywhere using small groups.  A primary way we’re going to do this is by releasing small group resources and templates that can be adapted and shared in a wide range of contexts. We’ll be releasing new resources over the coming months […]