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We provide thought leadership and practical insights to help you succeed. Read our points of view on how to make collaboration work for you — served up regularly.

 

Interaction Associates has been around since 1969, helping global companies achieve extraordinary business success. In our blog, you'll find a wide variety of helpful strategies and insights to help you succeed. Enjoy blog posts, articles, white papers, podcasts, and webinars about our area of expertise: leveraging the power of collaboration.

“Good-Enough” Listening Is As Good As It Gets

by Patty McManus

Listening to viewpoints that differ from our own can be tough going. Luckily, you only need to be “good enough” at listening to get remarkable results, as Patty McManus explains.

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Courageous Conversations: A New Way to Shatter the Glass Ceiling

by Deborah Rocco

We desperately need to address the lack of businesswomen in senior leadership roles. Yet most people are uncomfortable even having a conversation about the problem. Deborah Rocco explains how to move forward.

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Conscious Collaboration: Making the Choice

by Michael Reidy

Leaders sometimes come under such pressure that they feel beaten down by surrounding forces. The tools and skills of Conscious Collaboration embolden leaders to make conscious choices, and to avoid mindlessly falling back on what they may have learned in the past.

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Conscious Collaboration for Leading Change

by Andy Atkins

Interaction Associates Chief Innovation Officer Andy Atkins and Dana Sednek, IA's Manager of Live Online Programs, will present “Leading through Change,” April 15, 2015 at the UMass Center for Collaborative Leadership.

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Conference Calls That Work - Part III

by Dana Sednek

In this third post in a 3-part series, Dana Sednek outlines practical suggestions for how to overcome conference call problems.

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Collaborate to Innovate published in Training Industry

by Barry Rosen

Barry Rosen and Andy Atkins explore how to create a culture that encourages innovation.

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Conference Calls That Work - Part II

by Dana Sednek

In Part II of a three-part series, Dana Sednek weighs in suggestions for how to overcome common conference call problems.

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Conference Calls That Work - Part I

by Dana Sednek

Dana Sednek weighs in with the three major challenge categories posed by conference calls, and the problems each presents, with suggestions for how to overcome them.

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Survey: Women in Leadership

by Deborah Rocco

We're conducting research on women in the workplace — and, specifically, challenges to women attaining top leadership positions. We'd love to hear from you about your own organization and how you see these issues reflected there. Your answers will help us as we create strategies to help organizations address existing gender bias, and assist them in advancing women leaders appropriately.

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Three Meeting One Webinars Share Practical Online Strategies for Better Results

by Dana Sednek

Join Dana Sednek for three quick-hit web events sharing practical insights for online events. Hosted by Meeting One (Adobe Connect), these events are free of charge and just 30 minutes long.

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