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We know from research that the smartest teams maintain an flow of communication that allows every voice to be heard, not just the big shots or the extroverts. At Pixar film company, fostering the atmosphere for everyday candor gets constant attention. Patty McManus shares the results.
In this clip recorded at the 2015 HCI Employee Engagement Conference, Patty McManus asks learning and development experts what they do to make learning last.
It’s tempting for some people to criticize selfies and personal video sharing as more proof that we’re in an age dominated by self-absorbed behavior. Maybe so – but Jay Cone trains a lens on a new class of technology – and one app in particular – that has implications and opportunities for organizational development professionals.
The idea that "collaboration doesn’t work" surfaces from time to time in and around the business press – including most recently in a piece for Working Knowledge, an online forum for business practices published by the Harvard Business School. Beth O'Neill comments on the study.
Techniques of conscious collaboration may be applied successfully in every aspect of life. In this post, Michael Reidy explores his son’s experience in an orchestra, and examines the parallels to teamwork and strong results.
Business is a lot like improv. For one thing, the script isn’t fixed; in fact, there is no script. Given that scenario, saying “yes, and” keeps you in the flow with others. Here's how to use the cardinal rule of improv.
For many leaders, developing self-awareness is one of their toughest challenges. We all have blind spots, so the question is: How can we identify them and become more self-aware around them? Betina Schonberger explores how in this blog post.
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