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It's about getting people aligned and excited as to why it's even worth the hassle of going after.
Often, the cost of inaction is a greater motivator than the potential rewards. So, rather than just trying to make your team understand the size of the prize, take some time to help them understand what is at stake if you don't take any action.
Collaboration done right has tight parameters around scope, what resources are ready to be deployed and a clear understanding of who will drive the work forward after a solution is reached.
Knowing that a plan is in place to turn strategy into action will help the team commit to the project.
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Our networks are usually formed around shared experiences and they influence the way we see the work, how we think and the opportunities we give and receive.
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They usually comprise the colleagues we work with (team members or project collaborators). It may not seem like it, but we do have a lot of influence over the broader makeup of these networks.
We choose the people we spend time with (at lunch or coffee), the people we mentor or the people we seek advice from. Being intentional about the diversity of that network will result in better decision making for us and our companies.
They have an influence over the way we think and ultimately, over our work outputs.
To diversify our social networks, we can start by following and connecting with people that hold different identities and viewpoints.
Remote work days need to have a specific routine in place, which has structure, clarity and consistency.
Each team member needs to be provided with a daily block of time to be heard, maybe ...
Creativity thrives in limitations, and little check-in meetings with a specific agenda and a clear briefing to brainstorm can provide excellent results, as they have built-in time constraints.
Online collaborative tools let us literally be on the same page, editing a document together, collaborating using the phone or the built-in chat.
Remote working makes the participants prioritize time, effort and activities. There are less wasted minutes as the participants are prepared and on time.
People are continually handling problems that require advice from others. We face issues that are broad in scope and impact, such as climate change.
But people are not natu...
Team members need interpersonal competencies, communication skills like listening to learn, and the ability to take other's perspectives.
Collaborative problem-solving requires team members to create and maintain a shared understanding of the situation. Initially, there will be an uneven distribution of expertise and interpretation of the problem that will require clear communication. Then the team can lay out subtasks based upon member roles, or create mechanisms to coordinate member actions.
There are interrelated factors why so many students are unable to collaborate.
While students engage in group work in high school and college, they rarely receive meaningful instruction, modelling, and feedback about their teamwork abilities. This results in students overestimating their collaboration skills.