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15 March 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Are Ball Hogs ruining your meetings?

Sports economist Dave Berri’s recent post Ball Hogs and Long Meetings, makes the connection between basketball players who are incentivized to take as many shots as they can (ball hogs) and people who make meetings a difficult and frustrating experience (dominant, non-stop talkers). You know, the people who do the most talking, sounding authoritative, even though they […]

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07 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

The Yin and Yang of Collaboration, is it really Me versus We?

    A recent NY Times Opinion piece on collaboration, the “New Group Think”, questions whether collaboration, group work and team based ideation, are less effective than working privately and autonomously? For instance, when should we work alone and when is a team based approach more effective? After reading it, my question is, is there a need […]

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