Build a relationship before you tackle a job

It reminded me of the challenges of getting things done when people are stressed, and I remembered a few things I have often found helpful in similar…

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When and why we trust

Collaboration means working closely with people who may think very differently and have very different opinions and…

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The presence of trust

I’ve pondered about this thing we call trust.   Why is it so important in human relationships and human communication?…

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Build a relationship before you tackle a job

It reminded me of the challenges of getting things done when people are stressed, and I remembered a few things I have…

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Collaboration- is the map a bit blurry?

However, clients have also reported some frustration in trying to apply the collaborative framework - while they…

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What guidance do collaborators need?

What should be in a comprehensive ‘how to’ guide for project managers or leaders who find themselves needing to design…

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Can you “structure” emergence?

....how to add rigour to the collaborative process without compromising the emergence which we believe is a key…

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Surviving workplace disruption #2

it makes sense to consider how to tackle disruptions using a more collaborative mindset - and to consider some Golden…

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Sailing into Troubled Waters

There is only one way to ensure the connection remains strong; The group needs to dive into the relational water, where…

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Surviving workplace disruption #1

I wonder how the occupants of these new offices, specifically designed for collaboration, will adapt to these new…

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Six Roadblocks to Authentic Collaboration – Part 3

While an essential part of managing, the unintended consequence is they can frustrate trying different things, or…

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