Tag Archives: Information sharing

Do You Know: The Importance of Active Listening

As teams work together, one of the most important skills for members is listening. Too often, this is a very underutilized tool. I had a colleague who described listening as the time you spend trying to figure out what you … Continue reading

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How Are Your Team’s Critical Thinking Skills?

When I was a science teacher, one of our goals was to enhance the ability of our students to use critical thinking skills. As I look at the approach to studying problems commonly used today, I am afraid we failed. … Continue reading

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What is Worse Than Information Overload?

At times we all feel we are in information overload. There are so many facts and details we need to consider when making decisions it can seem overwhelming. This week I found a magazine article dealing with this problem. Written … Continue reading

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How Does Your Organization Share Information?

Information is one of the most valuable commodities in any organization. It is critical to ongoing success and growth. It enables us to understand the present and plan for the future. Unfortunately, it is often treated as a secret. We … Continue reading

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Information Sharing and Employee Engagement

We recently worked with a group that has a troubled labor-management relationship. In spite of their difficult history, one thing became clear during our work with them – both sides care about the future of the organization. This fact provided … Continue reading

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