What Exactly is Collaboration? Actionable Books Blog

http://www.actionablebooks.com/en-ca/blog/what-exactly-is-collaboration/?platform=hootsuite “Collaboration is one of the most misused words today. It is thrown out in conversations without regard to what it actually means.” —Rod McKay, Chair, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, Calgary, Alberta Our systems and organizational cultures do not function properly. Our regulatory and legal systems too often fail both the proponent and

Why? My invitation to you.

Leadership can connect the people within your organization, as well as  across the world, in ways that have not been possible until now.  Leadership   is also about connecting with self. Are your actions and communications in alignment with your values? What values does a collaborative leader hold? Are you in coherence between your head and

Is Collaboration Just an Event?

Our systems and organizational cultures are not functioning properly.  Our regulatory and legal system, too often fails both the proponent and the opponent. Why do we continue to waste time, resources and people on so many poorly managed projects? Break Through to Yes promises to deliver a method to make collaboration work for you and

Embrace Conflict: Circles and Oil Sands Pipelines

Embrace Conflict and Come Together; So much of what we believe is right and common sense does not seem like right or common sense to others. So much of what we believe is right and common sense in our profession and our industry does not seem like right   or common sense to others. The stakes

Three Rules of Conflict; Guest Blog Duncan Autrey

http://www.duncanautrey.com/ Three Rules of Conflict by Duncan Autrey While working on a series of border conflicts in Ecuador I came up with the “three rules of conflict and conflict resolution.” Yes, I know that conflict is too complex to be reduced to three rules. Nonetheless, these keep coming up, so I thought I’d share (explanations

Company to Company Dispute Resolution

Wondering how to get through a challenging negotiation? Do you need some different strategies to improve your business partnerships? Looking for ideas to deal productively with conflict and get on with business? The C2C ADR Council is a non-profit organization that can help you get the tools and resources to manage conflict effectively without losing

Kirkus Review on Break Through To Yes

2016 Kirkus Review on Break Through To Yes http://l5t75)WYli7ymNMtoS “Canadian collaboration expert Savage (a contributor to Ready, Aim, Excel, 2012) offers a work that couldn’t be more timely. While it addresses organizational collaboration, this book could be interpreted more broadly as a treatise on building a cooperative culture within families, groups, businesses, and government. In

Why Not A Collaborative Global Initiative?

We live in an increasingly complex and interconnected world. Humanity faces global environmental, economic and human-based challenges of all kinds. Lasting solutions to these challenges require effective communication and learning across perspectives, cultures and sectors. At CGI, we believe humans are by nature collaborative. When people work together, allowing space to capture collective wisdom, we

What About A Centre of Excellence in Collaborative Leadership and Change Management?

World-wide, leading businesses are increasingly implementing centers of excellence as a means of efficiently and effectively managing specific complex business tasks. Centers of excellence are teams of people with specialized expertise who work together to develop and promote best practices in their area of responsibility. Centers of excellence, apply best practices and competencies and subject

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