How Collaboration Enables a New Way for Bold Change

Systems Thinking

Ever wonder about the difference between strategic thinking and systems thinking and impact of collaboration? I quickly learned that these concepts have more in common than different. This led me to the conclusion that integrating strategic thinking, systems thinking, and collaboration together produces a powerful approach to bold change. Collaboration is a key ingredient to…

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Liking Won’t Cut Climate Change Collaboration Needs

Climate Change

We tend to like people that are similar to ourselves. If you like someone, as in a friend at school or in the workplace, then you naturally and effortlessly collaborate with them to solve each other’s challenges and figure out things to do together. However, collaboration leads to the best results when there are multiple…

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The Values Tree of Collaboration

Values Tree of Collaboration

Most employees, managers, and executives value collaboration as a good thing to do. This begs the question of why isn’t collaboration a regular practice in organizations. I think it is because collaboration is tricky stuff. You bring together individuals each with their own emotional baggage. This baggage can manifest itself into dysfunctional group behavior, thwarting…

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