Building a good team is harder than it looks. People’s personalities, approaches, backgrounds, and styles don’t always line up. In fact, they don’t usually line up. If your team struggles to collaborate (and most teams do), team-building activities can help. But what’s the best team-building approach for your
November 24, 2022
Do you know what Lego, Google, and Tesla have in common? Aside from being wildly successful, these businesses place a strong emphasis on teamwork and innovation. When teams are able to communicate and work together effectively and bring their unique knowledge and skills together in pursuit of the same goal, that’s
October 23, 2021
A tale of two employees: She was the best of employees. He was…well, let’s just say he didn’t last.
October 5, 2021
It was six hours before the big workshop in Las Vegas. 88 people were signed up, and less than half had done their FourSight assessment. The group activity I planned to facilitate hinged on knowing people’s profiles. It wasn’t going to work with half the results.
November 22, 2018
This Thursday it’s Thanksgiving in the USA. People come together for a feast of community and gratitude. Now that you understand about FourSight preferences, learn to bring everyone’s best thinking to the table. Follow the recipe below for a collaborative holiday. Happy Thanksgiving from FourSight!
September 21, 2016
A decade into the 21st century,educational leaders at Sheridan College in Ontario, Canada saw the writing on the wall. Technology was eating up routine jobs. The traditional curriculum couldn’t guarantee work. They knew that to make students employable, they would need to teach creative thinking and creative problem
August 15, 2016
(hint: It isn’t criticism) Often our first instinct is to criticize new ideas. But there is a better approach and one that leads to more creative outcomes.