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Collaborative Team Case Study

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Can you remember when you were on a team that really frustrated you because of the arguing, power struggles, attitudes and behaviors that existed and where very little time was spent on how “we” were going to achieve our shared goal? Let’s explore what might be below the surface that would be contributing to that […]

Welcome to Collaborative Outcomes

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Due to the desire to create greater financial impact for companies, Executive Outcomes has morphed into Collaborative Outcomes Where talent becomes a team! Collaboration is not the same thing as teamwork! Collaborative Teamwork involves leveraging the power of every individual to produce creative outcomes! As opposed to: Teamwork focuses on each person doing his or […]

The Five Dimensions of Collaboration

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Dimensions are listed with their associated skills and the impact it has on achieving the goal! Each of the dimensions represents a particular energy field that is a necessary element of collaboration. There is a particular collaborative skill that is associated with the dimension that when utilized with the appropriate belief structure and attitude increases […]

Emotional Hijacking

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A statement and a question always comes up for me around the topic of emotions in the corporate setting. The statement is that “There is no place for emotions in business!” The question is: “Why do all executives I know at one time or another do unproductive behaviors?” This diagram is an attempt to explain […]

Red Zone Collaboration

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The Red Zone of Collaboration is the zone where the highest levels of productivity occur. It is where both assertiveness and cooperation are present and have achievement of the shared goal as their main focus. This is a zone where very few executives in my experience actually work. What comes into play are unconscious beliefs […]