Color Blind or Color Brave

Posted By on Jun 6, 2020 in Communication,Culture,Favorites,Teams,Watch
Mellody Hobson, CEO of Ariel Investments, gives this great talk about diversity as a competitive advantage and the first steps we can ALL take in the work place toward being “Color Brave”. These conversations are important. They can also be difficult. A skilled, professional facilitator will ma...
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High Performing Teams Need Psychological Safety

All of them this is one of my go-to articles explaining what that is and how to create it. A must-read. HBR August 2017 by Laura Delizonna, PhD...
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Why A Group’s Power Dynamics Interferes With Collaboration

Posted By on Mar 3, 2016 in Communication,Leadership,Listen,Teams
This report highlights social science research showing that people in positions of power aren’t always the best people to have on a team that needs to collaborate and work creatively . . . or why you might need a facilitator to make the process more efficient....
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Smart Teams

Posted By on Jan 1, 2015 in Communication,Leadership,Read,Teams
This New York Times article highlights “Why Some Teams Are Smarter Than Others.” Three key ingredients to high-peforming teams: 1) equal participation of team members 2) good emotion-reading skills among members 3) having more women on the team Read the article...
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