Day 1: If your project had a manifesto, what would it be?

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  • A manifesto is an explicit declaration of the values, beliefs, and vision for the future that underlie any given project, movement, organization, or cause.

  • Every compelling research communication has some coherent underlying set of values and vision of the future that it is working to bring into being — the kind of values and vision that can be expressed in a manifesto!

  • If we can articulate a manifesto for our project, however simple, this can help us clarify and stay focused on the deep why of the project, so that this “why” can ultimately infuse every page of the finished manuscript.

Posted on October 31, 2018 .