• Posts Tagged ‘Collaborative Approach’

    Reading Agreements Evidence Map

    by  • May 16, 2017 • Blog, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Jim Ritchie Dunham What we want to see Our daily experiences, outcomes, and the impact resilience of our efforts are deeply influenced by a set of deep, underlying agreements that we rarely see and usually accept unconsciously—a vast array of interwoven, socially embedded, economic, political, cultural and social assumptions.  If we want more engaging...

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    Appreciative Inquiry and the Power of Negative Thinking

    by  • October 18, 2015 • Article, Leadership, Opinion • 0 Comments

    Why we need to overcome our negative bias and six ways to do it  All of you who are familiar with the Appreciative Inquiry approach to organisational, project and personal development will be aware of the following “Big Five” interlinked and overlapping principles that underpin the paradigm: The Constructionist Principle (words create worlds) – the filters...

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    Relearning the Art of Asking Questions

    by  • March 30, 2015 • Article • 1 Comment

      Tom Pohlmann Neethi Mary Thomas Proper questioning has become a lost art. The curious four-year-old asks a lot of questions — incessant streams of “Why?” and “Why not?” might sound familiar — but as we grow older, our questioning decreases. In a recent poll of more than 200 of our clients, we found...

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    Well-treated employees give more of themselves of the business.

    by  • March 12, 2014 • Article • 0 Comments

    OPINION Doug Rauch: Profit begins with people http://www.ocregister.com/articles/culture-602805-conscious-people.html? utm_source=CC+2014+News+3.7.14&utm_campaign=Culture&utm_medium=email Published: Feb. 21, 2014 Updated: 2:33 p.m. Many consider culture to be soft, squishy and, hence, a secondary concern for business leaders. In reality, culture is probably the most powerful contributor to a company’s competitive advantage. Culture is the unique DNA of a company; no...

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    What Then Can I Do? Ten Ways to Democratize the Economy

    by  • October 8, 2013 • Article, Evolutionary, Opinion • 0 Comments

    Tuesday, 24 September 2013 10:01By Gar Alperovitz and Keane Bhatt, Truthout | Op-Ed http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/18908-what-then-can-i-do-ten-steps-toward-transforming-the-system The richest 400 Americans now own more wealth than the bottom 180 million taken together. The political system is in deadlock. Social and economic pain continue to grow. Environmental devastation and global warming present growing challenges. Is there any path...

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    Is Giving the Secret to Getting Ahead?

    by  • April 3, 2013 • Article • 0 Comments

    By SUSAN DOMINUS New York Times Sunday Magazine March 31, 2013 Just after noon on a Wednesday in November, Adam Grant wrapped up a lecture at the Wharton School and headed toward his office, a six-minute speed walk away. Several students trailed him, as often happens; at conferences, Grant attracts something more like a...

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    Book Review: The Heretic’s Guide to Best Practices

    by  • October 5, 2012 • Book Review • 2 Comments

    By Mike Ferrara (@mikecferrara)   Jun 13, 2012  http://www.cmswire.com/cms/social-business/book-review-the-heretics-guide-to-best-practices-016038.php Have you ever wondered why projects continue to fail miserably even when you throw plenty of PM hours towards them to prevent that from happening? How about design meetings that never get anywhere, because logical conversation is stifled? This is something that I deal with...

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