Month: November 2014

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Imagining the future is a notoriously difficult task. In fact, leading scientists say we can’t imagine the future; we can only project some juxtaposed images and sensations from the past. Regardless, our nature is to try. And so it is when we think about the way we will […]

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There’s no doubt that business savvy managers are increasingly turning to collaboration as an untapped resource. Some start focusing on cost reduction; others go straight to growth. As is the case with most disciplines, so is collaboration coming into the fore in its own right. The mounting evidence […]

Soft nepotism is not collaboration

The simplest image that comes to mind when we mention collaboration is ‘working together’. Yet, despite the logic of the literal translation of the word, the real meaning is somewhat richer. I think the focus should be on the desired end result: making our enterprises more relevant; more […]

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Eclectica! That’s how I would sum up this week’s curated list of reading. It also sounds like a good brand name: eclectica…Over the past week I’ve had several interesting conversations, both here in my home city, Brisbane (currently hosting the G20), and in Sydney, Australia’s best known city. […]

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 It is really satisfying to hear that employees are increasingly reporting how management is turning to collaboration as a critical strategy in addressing productivity, innovation, job satisfaction, growth and the bottom line, amongst a host of other things. As many of you would know, technological factors are vital […]