Author Archives: Matthew Manos

About Matthew Manos

Matthew Manos is the Founder/Managing Director of verynice, and Assistant Professor at the University of Southern California. Books include How to Give Half of Your Work Away for Free, and Toward a Preemptive Social Enterprise. He is also the Creative Director behind Models of Impact and Give All.

Collaborations: Alice Donovan Rouse / Unsplash

How to Build a Partnership That Works

It's almost impossible to get things done on your own. The best collaborations are built on mutual trust and complementary skill sets, but also a sense of reciprocity that keeps you moving forward in a happy and productive manner.

Spotlight: Maksim Karalevich

Matthew Manos first met Maksim Karalevich when he was working with the Strelka Institute in Moscow. They shared a meal at the wonderfully bizarre Дом ученых, which translates to "House of Scientists". Now they continue their conversation about design here on HOW.