Category Archives: Collaboration

3 Warm-Up Exercises To Build Great Relationships

We put so much time into workshop prep. We create customized outlines, get to know a client’s goals, then work hard to design approaches that will help them realize their vision. But when crunch time rolls around, we only have a few days to get people on board and ready to grow. So how can we build relationships that really enable progress? He…  

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Exploit and Explore: What is Organizational Ambidexterity?

Literally, ambidexterity is being able to use both hands with equal effectiveness. In organizations, it’s about balancing two seemingly opposed capabilities: Exploitation, and Exploration. If the future were predictable, past performance would be the most reliable, straightforward way of knowing what lies ahead. We could then, quite relaxedly,…  

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3 Ways to Boost Your Team’s Collective Intelligence

Imagine you could pick your own ‘dream team’ for different projects. What would it look like—the best possible combination of people? A group that together, would get things done amazingly. What would your approach be? For several years now, researchers have been looking into the idea of collective intelligence. Now we have a good idea of …  

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