Types of Collaboration: Thinking

Innovation must be collaborative. But effective collaboration doesn't just happen. It must be designed. Let's start by considering the different types of collaboration, and go deep on Thinking. ---   THINKING  ---   DOING  ---   RESOURCING  --- Thinking When we say collaboration, we most often are referring to the Thinking type. This is where …

Are Questions A Waste of Time?

How important are questions? Everything that ever was began with a question.  Even the downfall of mankind in the Garden of Eden began with a question. Now the serpent was more crafty than any beast of the field which the Lord God had made. And he said to the woman, “Indeed, has God said, ‘You shall not eat …

Innovation Is The Collaborative Bridge Between Results & Relationships

Business can be boiled down to two things: Results and Relationships. Achieving a balance between the two is critical to the health of any organization.  Tilt the scales too much towards Results and the culture becomes a cut-throat battlefield of backstabbing, self-centered narcissists.  On the other hand, placing too much importance on Relationships creates a …