1 Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard by
Collaborative conversations are really about change. The Heath Brothers help us understand how to attack the sources of resistance and architect conditions for real change. Do you need to direct the rider, motivate the elephant, or shape the path? Great meetings take into account all three
Go ahead, invite some designers, storytellers and improv players in the room. Pink was one of the first to see that empathy, play and humor were the key ingredients to developing truly novel and differentiated ideas.
Roam convincingly argues for why visuals are the key to solving our most complex problems. Our brains are wired to think and communicate in pictures, but most of our meetings don't contain a single visual beyond a static graph. It's not about art - drawing out ideas builds connections, captures hidden assumptions, boosts shared meaning, and creates momentum for the next day.
4 Make Space: How to Set the Stage for Creative Collaboration by
What does space have to do with the quality and nature of your team's engagement? (Hint: everything.) Doorley and Witthoft, co-directors of the Stanford d. school cover every aspect of how to customize space, including details on how to build your own.
Are you approaching your meeting as a Giver or a Taker? Givers create collaborative conditions for everyone to contribute their best ideas, even if it means giving up their allotted airtime. Takers, well....they just take. Grant thoroughly covers every angle of the benefits of giving, including some hopeful advice for the exhausted chumps who get taken advantage of all too often.
For over 20 years, Duarte Design has been creating magical presentations that have captured our hears, minds, and souls. Duarte decodes the presentation genius of masters like Steve Jobs, Martin Luther King, Jr through her analytical Sparkline and reproducible STAR moments. If you're going to have presentations in your meeting, make sure they Resonate
Published by: Franzi Sessler in Publications