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Collaboration over Competition

How Native businesses can and are doing it our way The message around business is so often "competition competition competition" which drives a lot of Native aspiring business owners and dreamers away.  Because we come from a value system that prioritizes the whole over the individual this tension can prove too hard to bear. The notion of competition is built on a scarcity mindset and when we come from communities that suffer the greatest scarcity, this can feel daunting.  Collaboration comes from an abundance mindset and says "we all do better when we all do better." As tribal people, it is oppositional to our way to see others as our competition, our enemy, and where we are trying to always run...

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