​​​​S1E5: Addressing friction & drama to improve collaboration

How do you systematically address the limitations of collaboration?

Ideally your organisation is a multiplier on your ambitions and goals.  But sometimes it feels like our organisation creates more drama, friction and stress instead of a virtuous collaboration cycle. How, as CEOs or other senior leader, can we systematically address the limitation of collaboration?

In this episode we’re continuing our series on the 5 Impact Multipliers for high-achieving leaders. You’ll discover multiplier #4 and how to build a healthy organisation with collaborative behaviours.

You'll learn:

  • The first important and counterintuitive step to take to address friction and drama (11’11”)
  • Why it’s important to realise that friction and drama is a systematic question (14’29”)
  • The practical tool you can use as a leader to deal with friction and drama (29’00”)
  • The 2 key ingredients to building a collaboration culture (34’05”)
  • How common language can support collaboration (40’45”)

“When you get teams and individuals working in a healthy way together then you release all that energy and momentum for strategy”

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