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Originally posted on HBR Blog Network - Harvard Business Review:
It’s nearly impossible to escape a meeting or conference call without someone touting the virtues of collaboration. After all, researchers have linked collaboration to increased innovation, and many have compellingly argued for collaboration’s role in better leadership performance. Collaboration just feels right — like a big hug or a warm puppy.
But collaboration also has an overlooked dark side.
Picture this: A complex issue is identified. A diverse, cross-functional team is assembled to solve it. Key stakeholders are gathered. Information is collected. Options are debated. Approval is sought. And then… nothing happens. So more information is gathered. More stakeholders are invited. More conference calls are logged. More debate ensues. More approval is sought. Round and round the project goes — when, where, and how somebody will decide, nobody knows.
This is a recipe for collaboration fatigue, and if consumed in large doses for prolonged periods, this potent blend of abdication…
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Originally posted on Finding the way:
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Originally posted on Guyanese Online:
How to Find Your Passion and Inner Awesomeness: Eugene Hennie
Published on Sep 7, 2013 – Eugene Hennie describes himself as an ambitious, norm challenging, knowledge seeking, young professional. Born in New York City, he grew up in a fast paced environment. After graduating from Florida State University with a degree in business management, he moved to Atlanta to pursue a career in telecom.
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