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September 29, 2019

Moving from a Siloed to a System View

Several times a month I am asked by a client, “How do we know we are becoming better systems thinkers?”  Often they have in mind a […]
February 11, 2019

Getting Beyond “Yes” – When Agreement is Not Enough

Remember that time when you prepared for a flawless, powerful, convincing presentation to a group of important stakeholders?   You knew you would have to influence their […]
July 7, 2016

6 Steps to Building Successful Project Collaborations

How many of you find yourselves not only wanting to collaborate to get something done, but really needing to collaborate? By that I mean, you realize […]
June 16, 2016

Top 9 Things Microsoft & LinkedIn Can Do to Successfully Merge

By now we have all heard about recent announcement that Microsoft has acquired LinkedIn. The looming question, however, is how successful will the merger be? Even […]
July 18, 2014

How to Develop and Keep Shared Commitment

Most of the intractable problems we face as a global community will not be fixed by any one organization, one sector, one government, or one leader.
June 15, 2012

Hard-wired for Collaboration

How do we build organizations that support collaboration? It begins with a network. Although people often talk about the ‘networked’ organization as the next great choice […]