Allowing the Big Shared World Creativity to Flow

From October 2014 to December 2015, I traveled the world with my three questions, venturing forward with the spirit of what I like to call “planned spontaneity.” I had some ideas of where I would go, people I could meet up with, and a general route I would take, but I was completely open to […]

The Election, The Inauguration, and The Importance of Coming Together

I have seriously struggled this past year to find the right words…

Finding Screen-Life Balance in Generation Hashtag

I recently heard someone say, "If there wasn't a hashtag, it…

16 Goals for 2016

It was the end of November when I sent an email home to my core…

El Ritmo de Miami

Last week I was in Miami for a personal trip. I have been to…


Big Shared World began with the curiosity of one person who wanted to learn from the perspectives of people in different places and cultures. The experiences of that journey linked one person, Colleen Waterston, with many who shared that same passion for cross cultural community and understanding.