Teamwork is an always changing and dynamic problem. These episodes cover a wide range of topics that are critical to improving your teamwork which will ultimately improve your work.
How improv can make your team more creative
Design leadership, office environments, design authority. conflict and sharing.
Innovation is easily the most abused word in the corporate lexicon because we all talk about it so much but so few companies and teams are actually able to create it. In this episode,w we will look at why innovation fails, the traits of truly innovative teams and what you can start doing on your team or in your company to fix all of this.
Best practices for remote work
Increasingly as companies become more global and our work becomes more complex we are working, ideating and creating with teams all over the world and it can be very difficult to be successful using old approaches in this new way of working. In this episode, we will look at the most common problems with remote work, the most common misperceptions, and the different mindset, tools, and behaviors you will need to be successful.
How to fix all those useless meetings
Is there anything worse than having your entire day eaten up by meetings? They are too often unfocused, willed to too many people who don’t need to be there and they don’t seem to accomplish the decisions that needed to be made. In this episode, we will look at why team cultures change being so meetings centric and the four things you need to work on so you can have fewer meetings and the ones you do have will be more productive.
The importance of honesty for your work, your team and yourself
As we continue to explore the relationship between creativity and some of our base emotions we move on to one of the most difficult for your work, your team and yourself – honesty. In this episode, we will look at honesty vs. candor, how to apply it, and deep dive into it in your career, your personal life, your work and yourself.
Building stronger relationships with your clients (even the difficult ones)
The relationship between creatives and their clients is one of the most important parts of the creative process because to be able to do great work, your clients need to trust and respect you and your creative process but it doesn’t always happen. In this episode, I will talk about how to build a solid foundation with any client, the importance of trust in that relationship, how you can training bad traits out of difficult clients, how you can avoid problems by including clients in the creative process and some basic tips to building rapport with your clients.
5 Ways to Build Rapport with Your Clients
If you can’t build rapport with your clients and your team then they won’t trust you and your best ideas will never see the light of day. This episode explores 5 simple things you can do to build stronger leadership and partnership with your clients and within your team.
The 7 rules for running a better brainstorming
Every company and every team wants to be more creative and have better ideas. But how do you get better? This episode shows you how to frame the opportunity given to you by your creative strategy using ‘how might we’ statements and the 7 rules to run a better brainstorming session.
Culture, beliefs and the power of ‘What inspires you?’
Team cultures are created either by default or by design. This episode will look at how to evaluate your team, the steps to create a strong culture and understand the power of asking ‘What inspires you?’.
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