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Why Engage Stakeholders?

Engaging stakeholders is valuable to your organization for a few reasons: 1. It helps you stay relevant and connected Stakeholders no longer want to be “consulted”; they want to be engaged meaningfully in setting new directions and shaping organizations.  This means that organizations need to do things differently to stay relevant and connected to their […]

About Collaboration

I was invited by the Telfer School of Management in Ottawa to speak to a group of undergraduate management students. The following presents my views on the definition of “Collaboration”. Saying you are collaborating, does not mean that you are. We’ve run into this one a lot over the last year.  These three words seem […]

15 Things that Make for Collaborative Cultures

The skill most needed by Visionary Leaders is the ability to surf the edge of chaos. They demonstrate this skill by having the courage to convene their collaborators, the finesse to engage them fully, and the tenacity to sustain their momentum. IN GENERAL: The Principles of Collaboration apply: 1. Convene, engage and sustain. Adapt your […]