Becoming an Angel’s Advocate                                      …an Important Collaboration Tool

Becoming an Angel’s Advocate …an Important Collaboration Tool

How do you feel when someone takes an excellent idea that you’ve offered and then says: “Let me play Devil’s Advocate“. Do you sit back and think – oh boy, here it comes! You know they are about to rip your idea apart. Other forms of this show up like:  We’ve tried that before… or […]

Engaging Every Brain – Thinking Agility in a Post-Pandemic World

Engaging Every Brain – Thinking Agility in a Post-Pandemic World

Engaging employees is one of the major ways to drive productivity, innovation, and employee satisfaction.  Different backgrounds, experiences and thought processes bring new and unique perspectives to an organization. Honoring every person’s contributions and establishing an environment that thrives on diverse thinking is key to enhancing creativity and engagement. Whether creating a learning, purpose-driven, innovative, […]

The Whole Brain® Model and Inclusive Leadership

The Whole Brain® Model and Inclusive Leadership

Businesses today are 100% focused on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). After a dramatic year when many social issues dominated the news, including blatant discrimination and a pandemic-driven demand to work remotely, we are increasingly aware that our global teams touch many different cultures.  For some time, we have known that diverse teams are more […]

Innovation is one thing…the Quality of Innovation is another

Innovation is one thing…the Quality of Innovation is another

So much is happening now in this world with the pandemic and protests. We’ve needed to respond to an immediate health crisis as people quarantined and began working virtually.  Now we are opening to a new level of social change. Finding novel ways to work and continue to collaborate, solve problems and innovate on teams has […]

How do we Achieve Unity through Diversity?

How do we Achieve Unity through Diversity?

Have you ever considered what is meant when we say there is Diversity within Unity? According to Wikipedia, it is used as an expression of harmony and unity between dissimilar individuals or groups. It is a concept of “unity without uniformity and diversity without fragmentation”. It shifts the focus from unity based on a mere tolerance […]