Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

Shared Spaces FAQs

Q: How much does the cohort cost?
A: The cost to join a cohort is $2,500 for one member.

Q: How much does the community cost?
A: The cost to be a part of the community is free for the first year with the cohort membership and $3,500 per year after.

Q: Who is the program for?
A: The program is for leaders within industrial, mobility, and healthcare organizations.

Q: When is it?
A: Cohort meetings take place once a month for four consecutive months. The virtual 90-minute meetings will be on the 3rd Thursday of every month from 1-2:30 p.m. ET. Meeting dates for the 2023 Summer cohort are May 18, June 15, July 20, and Aug. 17. Meeting dates for the 2023 Fall cohort are Sept. 21, Oct. 19, Nov. 16, and Dec. 21. Meeting dates for the 2024 Winter cohort Jan. 18, Feb. 15, March 21, and April 18.

Q: Will I have to travel to support any of the monthly meetings?
A: No, the monthly meetings are virtual via Zoom.

Q: What do I get from the program?
A: Upon completion of each cohort meeting, members will receive a copy of the industrial, healthcare, and mobility trends reports. These reports are very comprehensive ranging from 60-70 pages long. After cohort completion, members will gain access to the Community, which will serve as a platform to collaborate and solve cross-industry problems.

Q: Can I have more than 1 person from my company join the same cohort?
A: Yes, leaders from the same company can join the cohort. There is a discounted price when registering for two members.

Q: Who will be leading the month-to-month meetings?
A: The monthly meetings will be facilitated by Twisthink leaders Taryn Kutches, Lauren Seymour and Jim Hotary.

Q: What will a typical agenda look like for the meetings?
A: During the first 60 minutes of the meeting, Twisthink will present the industry trends report. The remaining 30 minutes of the meeting will be dedicated to discussion.

Q: What effort will be required in between the month-to-month meetings?
A: In between meetings, members will receive prompts in the form of ThoughtSparks and Mindsets. These are offline touch points that members can engage with on their own time. These require little effort as they serve to keep minds fresh and mining for insights in between meetings.

Q: How much of my time will it take to participate?
A: Members will be required to attend four meetings held once a month. These are virtual 90-minute meetings via Zoom. Members will also receive offline engagements in between meetings that require little time and can be completed independently.

Q: Will I have to share IP?
A: No, you will not be asked to share any intellectual property from your organization or any confidential information from past or current projects.

Q: What if our competitor is a part of the same cohort?
A: The purpose of the cohort is to learn and explore what trends are shaping industries outside of your own. You will NOT be asked or required to share confidential information from your organization.

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