Common Concepts with Successful Open Space

Common Concepts with Successful Open Space
  Have you worked in or setup any Open Space Work Configurations at your company?  Did you experience success?  Did it start out successful and then fizzle out?  Did the effort crash and burn in a blaze of glory? Over recent years, many people have written about a wide range of experiences with Open Space Work Configurations. Some people have ...

Team Building: Diversity finds things experience won’t

Team Building:  Diversity finds things experience won’t
Diversity brings a broader perspective and a broader perspective is critical to strong team building.  A good friend of mine recently told me a story which shows how important diversity (skillset, age, gender, background, etc.) is to building successful teams and how diversity finds things experience alone will not. My friend’s daughter recently started an internship ...

Three Focus Areas to Improve your Value-Output 22

Three Focus Areas to Improve your Value-Output
Does Your Process Provide Value? Every process has intent.  If your process doesn’t include increasing the value your group provides to its customers/organization/charity, then it’s time to modify it to do so.  If it does (or you think it does) and you’re still not seeing a noticeable increase in value-output, inspect these three areas and answer the questions in ...