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    Lessons from Three Months on the Road

    I have moved frequently within and out of New Zealand to different countries around the world during the previous three months. In reflecting on the many conversations, presentations, and my observations during these three months, five major themes stand out.

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    Good on Employees for Not Mingling

    Mingling isn’t a business outcome. Good on employees for saying no.

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    On Acting Collaboratively

    Four behaviors of enacting collaboration at work, including acknowledging intended action, and confirming timeframes and changing conditions. What does acting collaboratively mean to you?

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How We Work with Clients

We advise, consult to, debate with, and help people and organizations around the world on Making Collaboration Work through three pathways: professional services, in-house workshops, and speaking engagements. Professional Services tailored to your specific challenges. Services include Crafting a Collaboration…

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Developing a Strategy for Collaboration

Collaboration represents an intentional business strategy to seek the best in people, and create the conditions in which they can flourish in pursuit of organizational objectives. A strategy is needed for identifying which collaboration opportunities should be transformed into organizational…

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Bringing New Approaches to Life

Collaboration is a new way of working for many people, and new approaches to collaborating have to be introduced with informed thought. Merely introducing new technology doesn’t work to change collaborative work behaviors. Much more is needed. When introducing new…

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20140419worldtour

Lessons from Three Months on the Road

I have moved frequently within and out of New Zealand to different countries around the world during the previous three months. In reflecting on the many conversations, presentations, and my observations during these three months, five major themes stand out.

Workshops in Europe in October

I will be presenting a round of workshops in different European cities in October. The first week of my tour is booked, and there are various organizations with some interest in the second week. I’ll have to wait to see…

New Limits for Carry-On Luggage; Just Enforce Weight Limits Instead

George writes about a recent incident at JFK where his standard carry-on luggage was rejected as being “too large” under new “FAA regulations” … “Just before actually getting to the TSA agent’s podium, a red-jacketed person (who I believe was…

Workshops in Europe in October

I will be presenting a round of workshops in different European cities in October. The first week of my tour is booked, and there are various organizations with some interest in the second week. I’ll have to wait to see…

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