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Harness Your Team’s Connectivity

The next time you’re in a meeting, take a minute and look around you at the other folks—and consider the possibility that you are all intimately connected to one another. Whether you know each other well or not, whether you like each other or not—even whether you want to be connected to these people or […]

Gaining Awareness of our Words

In recent posts, I’ve mentioned the importance of gaining awareness to improve our collaborative performance. In fact, awareness is Principle #1 in making Full Contact with our colleagues. When seeking to gain new awareness, we can look at what we’re doing with our words, our bodies and our attention. Let’s look at our words… We […]

Introduction to the Five Principles of Full Contact Performance

Full Contact Performance is about transforming our capacity for collaborating effectively—even with those “non-collaborative” folks you may struggle to work with. It rests on five pillars: 𝐀𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐬, 𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐧𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐢𝐭𝐲, 𝐀𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧, 𝐏𝐫𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐜𝐞, and 𝐈𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧. These principles invite us to dig deeper into ourselves, going beyond conventional approaches to teamwork. They help us expand our 𝐀𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐬 of our own […]