$30 off During Our Annual Pro Sale. View Details »

Conditions for Collaboration

Conditions for Collaboration

These are the slides from an internal mini-workshop I facilitated at a client, that used it to kick of an internal unconference day.


May 16, 2018

More Decks by tobiasfors

Other Decks in Business


  1. Conditions for Collaboration Tobias Fors tobias.fors@citerus.se @tofo 0709 - 43

    90 86 Some suggestions on how to be really good together
  2. Tobias Fors | @tofo What is one collaboration challenge that

    you would like some practical tips around?
  3. Speed learning 3 x (3 min + 3 min)

  4. Tobias Fors | @tofo In one word:
 What does this

    exercise demonstrate?
  5. “[…] research demonstrates that the success of most interventions designed

    to improve organizational performance depends largely on implementing what is already known, rather than from adopting new or previously unknown ways of doing things.” – Pfeffer, Sutton, 2000 The Knowing-Doing Gap. How Smart Companies Turn Knowledge Into Action. Jeffrey Pfeffer and Robert I. Sutton
  6. What might be prevent a group from making maximum use

    of all the knowledge it contains?
  7. Knowledge (!) Fear No time Problem

  8. Understanding Safety Make time Solutions

  9. Tobias Fors | @tofo Knowledge > Understanding

  10. None
  11. The drawback of ”clear roles”

  12. None
  13. None
  14. Tobias Fors | @tofo Fear > Safety

  15. Psychological Safety When we can trust that we will not

    be punished for our mistakes, there is an increased chance we will: ‣ Speak our mind ‣ Take reasonable risks ‣ Be creative ‣ Stand out High-Performing Teams Need Psychological Safety. Here’s How to Create It https://hbr.org/2017/08/high-performing-teams-need-psychological-safety-heres-how-to-create-it
  16. Tobias Fors | @tofo Assume they are rational ❌ ✔

  17. Tobias Fors | @tofo The Simplest Feedback System:
 ”If you

    want feedback, ask for it” 1. Capture and acknowledge 2. Save and ponder
  18. Tobias Fors | @tofo Help is Hard

  19. Tobias Fors | @tofo s No time > Make time

  20. Problem 0 ”Sounds good - but how can we find

    the time to do it?
  21. Lack of time Shortcuts Complexity Time/ activity

  22. ”Slow down to go fast”

  23. Tobias Fors | @tofo Homework (private) What is one thing

    that you are willing to try, in order to - deepen understanding, - increase safety, - and make time for improvements?