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How To Create An Environment Of Collaboration

Stop focusing on getting everyone to participate equally, and start recognizing individual contributions.<p>That slacker worker? He or she might be making your other employees less productive, especially if they’re working together on a project. In fact, collaboration can lead to reduced motivation …

How to Set Up Your Workplace for Successful Collaboration

Here's how to make your company foster the type of collaborative environment needed for team-members to stay productive and satisfied.<p>Back in 1998 my business partner and I designed our first workplace, which our landlord immediately dubbed a '21st century Dickensian sweatshop.'<p>We had randomly …

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An interview with Jay Brown, CEO and Cofounder of Roc Nation<p>An interview with Omar Johnson<p>Andrew Knott, former CMO at NAB, on delivering real …

Why Startup Teams Fail and How to Prevent It

Having a team that can execute, adapt, and innovate is one of the most crucial factors that can make or break a business. No matter how big or small …

The Classic Business Book That Still Gets Team Building Right

In his 1966 classic "The Will to Manage," legendary McKinsey & Company managing director Marvin Bower presented several timeless tips for helping teams and organizations succeed.<p>To celebrate its 50th anniversary, <i>McKinsey Quarterly</i> is honoring legendary business thinker Marvin Bower by reprinting …

What Do High Performance Teams Look Like?

Does your organization know what high performance teams look like? Most organizations can point to teams who work together harmoniously and get their …

The Science Behind Team Intelligence

Groups have IQs all their own. Here’s how psychologists are learning to measure “collective intelligence.”<p>What makes teams effective? People have been trying to find out for centuries, but researchers looking into that question recently discovered something new. According to psychologists at MIT, …

Why Not Obsessing Over the Bottom Line May Get You Better Results

A positive culture can motivate your employees to work harder than a focus on profits.<p>Look under the hood at any high performing company of any size and you'll find they all have at least one thing in common--they're great places to work. In fact, the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For have …

How Social Collaboration Can Benefit Your Business

What is social collaboration and learning? How can organisations benefit from using these? To find out I’ve had a chat with James Tyer who is the …

How Great is Collaboration? Ask Google

Efficient ongoing collaboration has a significant impact on business innovation, performance, culture and even the bottom line.<p>So says Google and …