Every day we are faced with the potential for conflict. Lose-lose battles are unnecessary, if the parties have access to simple negotiation strategies.
Research at MIT has identified three factors that correlate to a group’s collective intelligence.
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Organic Commandments can be the foundation of any rich, creative and productive life. This blog’s favorite: Decision is the virtue of the will.
Google has identified five traits shared by high performing teams. They have also made available their Team Effectiveness Discussion Guide as well as a tool for fostering psychological safety.
Successful problem solving requires tolerance for ambiguity.
Every day in organizations, groups meet to make decisions. Here are four simple ways to help them avoid group think and achieve the wisdom of the crowd.
The world presents us with incalculable possibilities. Why do we so often reject them in favor of stale habit? Why are we inclined to sabotage opportunities for novelty? Embracing the comfort of the status quo is the scourge. Pursuing the adventure of novelty, the tonic.
Feel trapped by the circumstances or challenges you face? Need to reinvent your life? Solve a persistent problem? Renew a relationship? Visionizing is a powerful thinking technique designed to elicit transformative strategies and actions. Visionize and create your future!
The habit of seeking and acting on feedback is essential to good thinking, effective problem solving and high performance.
Effective problem solving and decision-making requires that we embrace risk and accept our errors as portals of discovery.