How to define your workshop

When you’re planning a workshop, there is a strong temptation to get into making your agenda – aka the workshop design. Before you do that, make sure you’re clear on what you’re there to accomplish – you’ll be glad you did!

Introducing Collaboration Environments

Modern work isn’t constrained to everyone being in the same room at the same time. Developing an awareness of, then designing for, all the environments your team works across (or your community connects across) is essential.

In this article, I introduce the concept of collaboration environments. This is a simple model for thinking about what resources your team will need to do its work.

How to find a common language

A significant, but usually hidden, impediment to effective collaboration is when people use the same words but mean different things. Finding ways to surface and resolve these different meanings is an important step to building an effective culture of collaboration.