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Collaborating with the Enemy: How to Work with People You Don’t Agree with or Like or Trust

Collaborating with the Enemy: How to Work with People You Don’t Agree with or Like or Trust

One of my favorite things to do in a presentation on collaboration was to ask people to define it. I'd offer up the idea that, much like trust, they probably thought they knew what it was that collaboration meant – right up to the point where they'd t...
Collaboration: How Leaders Avoid the Traps, Build Common Ground, and Reap Big Results

Collaboration: How Leaders Avoid the Traps, Build Common Ground, and Reap Big Results

I’ve spent a great deal of my professional career working on helping users collaborate in one form or another. I setup Local Area Networks (LANs) when they were still called that and not networks. I connected folks via email before the Internet was a...
Collaborative Intelligence: Thinking with People Who Think Differently

Collaborative Intelligence: Thinking with People Who Think Differently

No one is as smart as all of us – sometimes that’s very true and sometimes not. What makes people work together in a way where all their talents are expanded instead of diminished? That’s the idea behind Collaborative Intelligence: Thinking with People...
Collaborative Intelligence: Using Teams to Solve Hard Problems

Collaborative Intelligence: Using Teams to Solve Hard Problems

Like many people, I enjoy action movies where there are terrorists trying to wreck our world and the lone hero – or hero team – that are standing in the breach between the terrorists and our way of life. However, I’ve never really given much thought to wh...
Group Genius: The Creative Power of Collaboration

Group Genius: The Creative Power of Collaboration

If you look behind the curtains of any genius you’ll usually find hidden ways that they were propelled forward by previous discoveries or through their work with others to create something that they couldn’t have thought of on their own. Whether it’s the r...
Team Genius: The New Science of High-Performing Organizations

Team Genius: The New Science of High-Performing Organizations

How do we get productive work out of a group of people? Team Genius: The New Science of High-Performing Organizations seeks to answer this complex question. Instead of focusing on the big picture corporate strategy like Strategic Management , which...