Do you describe yourself as professionally adaptable? How would your colleagues and clients describe you: adaptable or resistant to what is new, next and changing? When I ask meeting attendees or coaching clients these two questions, initial responses are surprisingly homogeneous. First, most people view themselves as open to change and receptive to new ideas…. [Continue Reading]
Are You Professionally Adaptable or Professionally Resistant?
One Millimeter Mindset on Collaboration Q1 & Q2 2021
Our theme through Q2 2021 is collaboration across professional disciplines and departmental silos. When you learn to make what you think accessible and actionable for others, amazing and innovative things happen, together. It is hard to believe that six months, and the first two quarters of an eventful 2021, are in the books. For some… [Continue Reading]
What Do You Do When You Professionally Blue Screen?
Do you ignore or dismiss signals that you are going to professionally blue screen? Consider these signals are opportunities for you to move one millimeter beyond where you are today. Get to where you really need to go, tomorrow. Now, a computer blue screen is nothing to look forward to. I dealt with this issue,… [Continue Reading]
Focus on Brain Cross Training To Vitalize Team Collaboration
Brain cross training is a potent strategy for becoming more professionally visible, cross-functionally relevant, and strategically valuable. And this hybrid skill set is tailor-made for what is new and next in our workplaces. Sound daunting? It’s easier than you think. Just give yourself permission to move one millimeter beyond what is currently professionally comfortable. Let’s… [Continue Reading]
Successful Collaboration Makes What You Think Actionable
Successful collaboration involves taking action on all those marvelous ideas bouncing around inside your brains! Especially taking action on all those tremendous ideas generated when complex problem-solving: together. Otherwise, team members’ contributions during collaboration are unconsciously limited by traditional habits like mindset, behavior, professional bias, and time constraints. As a result, your clients suffer. Why?… [Continue Reading]