Cooperation and Outward Spiraling Success Loops

Mike Cardus

For that loop to exist the Cooperation Loop must also exist. The cooperation loop is a mindset of working to find cooperation …any size large and small and develop practice of building from that cooperation. Was struggling with sales representatives and project managers turning in expense and budget reports on-time…They told me “We have tried everything and our CFO is tired to putting out fires for us.”. Seems like we have some cooperation.

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To be cooperative is to be tough as nails

Bernd Geropp

I spoke with him about company culture and cooperative leadership. What prompts Günter Carpus to bet so decisively on cooperation? Each project is different from the next. After the project kick-off, the Carpus+Partner project team’s first order of business is to understand what makes the client’s company tick. The projects are exceedingly complex. Principle of cooperation. Tweet. Tweet Günter Carpus. I recently met with Günter Carpus.

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5 Tips for Teaching Children Cooperation

Ron Edmondson

I wanted us to enjoy the day together as a family and I knew if I told them in advance what I planned for us to do and how we would do it, there would have been no cooperation on their part. Are there days we simply wish they would cooperate, because we know in advance that if they will, everything will be so much better? Do we want our children to cooperate with others, maybe even others with whom they do not agree on every issue? Model cooperation with others.

It Is Helpful to Listen, Agree, Cooperate. Discover Different Viewpoints :: Resistance to Change

Mike Cardus

It is helpful to listen, agree and cooperate. Talk to discover slightly different viewpoints for cooperation. It is helpful to listen, agree and cooperate. talk to discover slightly different viewpoints for cooperation. We had a very open discussion about time, project pressures, unclear expectations from the start, and what the team and each person needed to move forward in this process. In ‘ Resistance to Change.

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Cooperation - Work with Others to Achieve a Common Purpose.

Your Voice of Encouragement

skip to main | skip to sidebar Sunday, April 11, 2010 Cooperation - Work with Others to Achieve a Common Purpose. Anytime more than one person is involved in a project, you can expect individual differences and maybe even clashes.

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Pre-Animate: Project Planning Team Building Activity

Mike Cardus

At the beginning of the project, the hopes and concerns are high. On project teams much of the learning takes place when the project is complete. Pre-Animate is meant to shift the focus from problem-talk to solution-talk ( the team shares what has gone right / well; how that happened; and how to continue to improve ) AND has the discussion in the beginning of the project. A project that has a defined goals and expected outcomes.

A New Model For Cooperation, Values, and Employee Motivation

The Idolbuster

Whether it’s the employee accommodating a request from the company to work late on a critical project, the company compromising to cater to a unique individual need or vice-versa, these everyday interactions and negotiations can be healthy, so long as they are not repetitive and within limits. Today we’ll take a break from Busting Your Corporate Idol for this timely guest post from Omer Soker, Founder of The Ethics Of Success. .

The Future Economy Project: Advice from Sustainability Experts

Harvard Business

Learn about the future economy project. Harvard Business Review interviewed the CEOs and other business leaders who signed up to the Future Economy Project, our initiative spotlighting businesses’ sustainability agendas. Whelan : We’ve seen a sea change in the last 10 years around company and NGO engagement — it’s far more cooperative. Future Economy. Future Thinking. A roundtable conversation with our advisers.

There’s a Difference Between Cooperation and Collaboration

Harvard Business Review

Everyone seems to agree that collaboration across functions is critical for major projects and initiatives. In fact, it takes much more than people being willing to get together, share information, and cooperate. And despite all the well-meaning cooperative behaviors, this is often where interdepartmental collaboration breaks down.

The Time is Now to Become an Entrepreneur

Mills Scofield

Ilan , Founder of The Founder Project , is no exception and I can''t wait for The Founder Project to come stateside! Well, Mark Zuckerberg built Facebook from his dorm room, Sergei Brin and Larry Page built Google as a grad project, and Bill Gates founded Microsoft while studying at Harvard. We have amassed corporate sponsors including Google, Microsoft, Price Waterhouse Coopers, Softlayer, Fasken Martineau, Real Ventures, and FounderFuel.

Mirror Neurons - Wired for the Golden Rule

Building Personal Strength

Project good into the world through your actions, and eventually it will come back to benefit you. Brain Insights Cooperation Videos Compassion Networking BehaviorYou're walking down a sidewalk and you look up to see a man, a total stranger passing by. The man makes eye contact with you and gives you a warm, friendly smile. Your natural reaction is to feel kindly towards this person. You're in a grocery store standing behind a man in a check-out line.

My Son, The Genius

Building Personal Strength

His first project was to write the program for 20/20 Insight , a breakthrough 360-degree feedback system. Family ProStar Coach Cooperation Creativity Work Excellence 20/20 InsightIn 1988, when my youngest son, Teller, was 17, he worked shoulder-to-shoulder with me to create a computer program that scored and generated reports for the Success Style Profile, a first-generation brain-based personality test I had created.

"Webb Creek" - A Story of Family Teamwork

Building Personal Strength

I had just started the project when Kathleen’s sister, Jane, came for a visit. Personal Strength Family Cooperation My Story

Thoughts That Make You Go Hmmm on… Recognition, Appreciation, and Celebration

The Practical Leader

Cooper and Aymen Sawaf, Executive EQ: Emotional Intelligence in Leadership and Organizations. “Celebration is given high priority in both organizations (Wal-Mart and Southwest Airlines). Cooper Robert McNamara Robert Townsend Sam Crabtree Shawn Achor Tom Rath William Arthur Ward“The most neglected form of compensation is the six-letter word thanks.” ” - Robert Townsend, former Amex and Avis executive and author of Up the Organization.

Using Good Decision Making Procedures can have a Positive Effect on the Team

Mike Cardus

Team members will be more committed to the course of action, and more willing to do the project work. In what ways can I increase the cooperation & agreement ? Have you ever experienced a project manager, manager who was overly reliant on consensus? Corporate Team Building Management Manager Training Organization Development Products Team Building Team Training decision making decision making for teams project management

Collaboration: it’s not what you think it is


On a continuum, they look like this: Competition à Cooperation à Collaboration. Cooperation: Many organizations have a lot of cooperating going on which is mistakenly labeled as “collaboration” Cooperation often means that people agree to something but in the bargain may have to “give in” or “give up” something that is important to them. At some point dissent appears and can interfere with a project, team, or organization.

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30 Hacks for Bringing Joy to Your Job

Leading Blog

Getting a team involved in a project too soon can be counterproductive. If you provide incentives to cooperate, employees will share information and train others, but if you pit people against one another, they will naturally think only of themselves. S STRESS is a given in our lives. Not all of it is bad. For most of us it comes and goes, but for about 25% of us, it is a severe and constant reality according to one NPR/Harvard study.

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7 Things Real Leaders Won’t Ever Say

Lead Change Blog

A leader builds the culture of communication on the principle of cooperation and respect. Once you put yourself above any of your teammates – you will lose respect as a leader and instead of cooperation, you will have a risk of split in the team. The base of any successful business is teamwork, cooperation, inspiration and coherence of taken actions. They won’t care what your boss will tell you when you, for instance, fail the project.

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How to Improve Your Organization’s Culture Through Employee Connections

Michael Lee Stallard

For example, do team members understand that the quality of connection can affect the level of cooperation and collaboration? Take, for instance, a situation that requires giving a colleague feedback on a project that is not going well. In my opinion, implementing these three steps will help protect your organization from incivility and boost performance through an increase in connections, which facilitates better communication, collaboration and cooperation. ?.

Real Leaders Don’t Make Excuses

Lead Change Blog

One of the best examples I can think of happened to a colleague while she was on a project team many years ago. Her contact with the software company was not cooperative. She went to her project manager. Apparently the project manager was okay with allowing Claire and her teammates to languish in a miserable situation, and make no progress on the project for that matter. There are so many ways we get in our own way.

Community Management

Lead Change Blog

The professional content route is about networks based on themes, projects, focus points, going-concern and growing-concern points of attention. Think, for example, of how open source software comes to be thanks to many extremely talented individuals – with well-paid jobs – who are prepared to invest much of their discretionary time for free, simply because a project interests them or they are passionate about what they do. A network organization is resilient and sustainable.

5 Ways Leaders Can Maintain Momentum This Summer

Lead Change Blog

Projects take time, energy and resources to get going, and then when you think everything is going swimmingly, summer kicks in — and unless managed carefully, the momentum can be lost. 13% increase in the time it takes to complete projects. Create Focus By Having Clearly Defined Projects/Activities. It will also encourage cooperation as the team pulls together to achieve the objectives, and everyone wins.

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How to Morph Your Soul-Sucking Manager into a Source of Inspiration Pt. II

Lead Change Blog

The steps that follow will enable your manager to amp up their advocacy for you, whether it’s more responsibility, new projects, or a mental health day. And don’t let a group project excuse you from taking responsibility. What if you’re not confident you can do the project? Go above and beyond, and think outside the scope of current projects. How could you improve the project? Part II: How to Amp Up Your Boss’s Advocacy for You.

Chip Shots – When Work Styles Differ

Lead Change Blog

Karin Hurt provided a great thought: Mike Henry wrote: Many projects I’ve worked on over the years have had people with opposing styles. In every case one team member proposed cooperation for the goal and once embraced by the team members, progress became easy. Here at Lead Change Group, we know that problems are most effectively solved when individuals come together to meld ideas, energies, and approaches. To use a golf analogy, not every shot is a long drive.

Scaling Leadership

Leading Blog

No matter how you cut it, we are up against a level of escalating complexity and disruptive change that requires, and will continue to require, an unprecedented level of innovation, adaptability, scalability, sustainability, resilience, collective intelligence, engagement, empowerment, agility, systemic thinking, and global cooperation.”. We project our shadow less and less, and therefore, we can engage conflict without reactively making the other into an enemy or adversary.

How to Prepare and Develop Future Leaders for Your Business

Chart Your Course

When good leadership is present, the team is more willing to cooperate and tackle difficult tasks. This leads to a successful business or project. Introduction. How a business is managed often decides if the company lives or dies.

Consultants: Resistance Is Futile

N2Growth Blog

Dr. Evil, err Ron, promised the Board that he would save, “One Trillion Dollars”. Scott continued by saying that Susan’s function was a big component of spend and the projected savings in her space was not only critical to ACME’s assessment, it was critical to the growth and success of NIH. Scott expected nothing short of full cooperation from Susan and her team.

The Character-Based Leader 5 Year Anniversary

Lead Change Blog

In the end, cooperation with a leader is contributed. We will withdraw our cooperation if the leader’s objectives and ours begin to separate. I’m grateful to be a small part of this project.” The following post is an excerpt from Chapter 1 of The Character-Based Leader: Instigating a Leadership Revolution…One Person at a Time in celebration of its five year anniversary along with quotes from the authors about their experience.

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Make Meaningful Work as Important as Results

Lead Change Blog

A balance of meaning and results enables players to act from inspiration and cooperation, not purely from competition. Every project we took on was carefully positioned and aligned with our team’s purpose, values, strategies, and goals. We spent time discussing how a project or a goal would move our team forward AND would benefit our customers and members of our community. How well do you and your leaders balance performance and meaning in your workplace?

Good Ideas Make It Harder To Be A Great Leader

Tanveer Naseer

Further, there are three categories of shared objectives—cooperative, competitive, or retreating—and our relationships are a dynamic mix of all three types. Understanding when and how to weave together shared objectives that are based upon cooperation, competition, and retreat enables you to structure your relationships to further the needs of your team and your enterprise. It happens in one of two ways: either through a project or through a process.

Catalyst Atlanta 2016 Recap

Joseph Lalonde

We would never, ever treat anyone we love like a project or an agenda. They are not projects. We like to look at people as projects. We shower charity on someone because they’re a project we’re working on. We’ve got to stop looking at people as projects. Trust and cooperation are lacking in this world. L ast week I had the opportunity to attend the Catalyst conference in Atalanta, Georga.

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How Leaders can Ignite Innovation

Great Leadership By Dan

Facilitate constructive cooperation (not competition!) Leaders need to give employees a few hours a week to experiment, work on projects that are outside of their jobs, to read, or to solve problems. Google is well known for the practice of allowing their employees to spend 20% of their time on things not related to their immediate jobs or projects. Some teams invite PNLUs to be a part of their project teams.

Real Leaders Don’t Make Excuses

ReImagine Work

One of the best examples I can think of happened to a colleague while she was on a project team many years ago. Her contact with the software company was not cooperative. She went to her project manager. Apparently the project manager was okay with allowing Claire and her teammates to languish in a miserable situation, and make no progress on the project for that matter. There are so many ways we get in our own way.

Connect Through Team Activities

Michael Lee Stallard

Doing something fun together helps people to like one another and leads to more cooperation. One of the most powerful and least appreciated ways to connect a team is to have them select a non-profit organization in their community and spend a day working together on a service project to serve the community organization. #54 Take Time for Team Activities – Consider activities that you can do together as a team.

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What to Do When Leaders Resist the Change They Hired You to Implement

Change Starts Here

These are a few of the stories I’ve heard over the years: A change manager wasn’t given access to the people who really needed to lead the change, thus condemning her project to fizzle out. A project manager was hired to be the internal liaison between the company and a large consulting firm for an ERP implementation, only to be kept out of the loop by both parties, which rendered her job impossible. Stand up for yourself and their project.

Empowering The Quiet Team Leader

Great Leadership By Dan

You rationalize, we have just been spending too much time on this project. You know the project is starting to stall. What we value in them is also what starts to irritate us as the project stalls. Foremost, they have a sphere of influence that climbs steadily throughout the project. They know it’s a team sport and cooperation and assistance from other managers, divisions, and departments is critical for victory. Guest post from Ilene Marcus : It’s crunch time.

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Protecting Remote Workers’ Productivity and Performance

Michael Lee Stallard

Sobel-Lojesky and her colleagues have found that when virtual distance is relatively high, a number of negative effects arise, including: innovative behaviors decline by more than 90%, trust declines by more than 80%, cooperative and helping behavior decline by more than 80%, and. project success drops by more than 50%.

Inconsistent Bossing: A Surefire Way to Disengage

Great Leadership By Dan

Bosses can take a moment when they arrive to work (or whenever necessary) to self-evaluate their mindset, see where there thoughts lay to make sure they don’t project their own whimsical emotions on others. The same ripple effect can of course occur when projecting negativity. Positive emotions created more cooperation; negative emotions increased conflict and decreased cooperative decision-making.

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The Most Important Thing

Lead Change Blog

Every organization wants to be ahead of financial projections. I don’t cooperate for our success. What is the most important thing to you as a leader? Is it results? Is it service? Is it engagement? Those are all very good things to have happening regularly in your work environment. Yet too few bosses focus on all three – nor do many leaders focus on the one that generates the greatest benefit, and boosts the other two.

How to Use Body Language and Words for Maximum Effect

Skip Prichard

These skills center around understanding why a person does something, tapping into their drives and ways of communicating, and getting cooperation. These skills work wonderfully to make a person feel safe and get cooperation. Understanding Motivation. What makes people tick.

Advice: Manage Well by Leading Better

N2Growth Blog

Keep the projects on time and within budget by putting people into positions where they can succeed. Leadership is not a solitary endeavor; it only works with the cooperation of others. By John Baldoni , Chair, Leadership Development, N2growth. Management is your day job; leadership is your career. That is a variation on a comment I heard recently from an executive who was speaking about the responsibilities that senior managers have to lead their organizations through change.

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3 Expectations of Millennial Employees

Chart Your Course

Freedom to give input or unleash creativity in a project of their choosing, even if they are young and inexperienced, tells them they are respected. Organizations that allow space and time for employees to connect with one another in healthy collaboration and team building will reap the benefits of cooperation and synergy. Jolene Erlacher One of the key arenas where generational differences collide is in the workplace.

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Executive Assistants: Prioritization & Systematization of Tasks


But first you should gather more information about how much time each task might take, when projects are due, and ways the task might impact the business—directly and indirectly—based upon how it’s completed and when. To do this task successfully, what do you need in the way of resources and cooperation from others? What are the repercussions of a missed deadline—for this particular project and other related projects? by Gary Cohen Prioritization.