Together is an invitation for people to connect with each other and their communities through fun, inspiring, creative community ideas, projects, programs, festivals, courses, clubs and events because together is better.
Together is an idea to improve the world we live in, inspired by the African proverb: "If we want to go fast, go alone; if we want to go far, go together", because it's true; by Ben Lee's song "We are all in this Together" because we are, and by Simon Sinek's book 'Together is Better', because it is.
Simon says "We are more likely to overcome our struggles and find what we are looking for when we are willing to take others on our journey.
Most of us live our lives by accident - we live as it happens. Fulfilment comes when we live our lives on purpose.
What are you going to do with your life? What are you doing with your life now? 'Do you have goals? A vision? A clear sense of why you do what you do? Almost everyone knows someone who has grappled with at least one of these questions. The answers can often seem elusive or uncertain.
Though there are many paths to follow into the unknown future, there is one way that dramatically increases the chances we will enjoy the journey. To travel with someone and people we trust.
We can try to build a successful career or a happy life alone, but why would we?"
Together is a collection of projects inspired by the idea that doing things, making stuff, developing ideas, being creative and having fun together is better. 'Together' is an initiative of Paul Kooperman, an ex-teacher, published author, credited playwright, screenwriter, experienced events manager, festival director, social entrepreneur and communications and engagement specialist. The projects on this platform are of all types, local and global, in a range of genres and formats, in various locations, for people of all ages, backgrounds, abilities, genders and interests.