Nearly every project in today’s workforce requires an element of collaboration. . . How can you strengthen your organization’s ability to perform complex collaborative tasks? How can you maximize the effectiveness of your teams? Continue reading »
A working definition of collaboration, shared by several different disciplines, is: joining together to make possible that which cannot be accomplished alone.
Joining together is that partnership in which all members of a team work together toward a common goal. By joining forces they become much more effective. As the saying goes: “Many hands make light work.” Continue reading »
I’m attending the Organizational Development Network (ODN) Conference this week. Something I heard today, which confirms what I believe, is that the word for the 21st century is COLLABORATION. Therefore, I decided to do a mini-series on the meaning of collaboration. Today my focus will be on inclusion. Continue reading »
Leading people is all about building relationships, and one of the most important elements of a relationship is effective communication. Communication doesn’t happen unless you learn to listen more and talk less. Here are seven tips for listening more. Continue reading »
Many leaders feel they don’t have time for explanations and discussions. The problem is that you need people who are clear about what needs to be achieved. You might have many technically competent people around you. But if they don’t have clarity about what they are doing, work will not be efficient. Continue reading »
Many leaders go through life focusing on avoiding mistakes. Which is not entirely wrong. Preventing major errors can feel good. It can also feel safe. But today I want to challenge you to be bold and reach for excellence instead. Continue reading »