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TheBorderlessOrganization…and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivityMindLinesSteven PritchardTMA World │ Director Global C...
The Borderless Organization…and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivity                  There is a Yiddish proverb that sa...
The Borderless Organization…and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivity   Accompanying    the freedoms    created by a     ...
The Borderless Organization…and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivity In many organizations, the speed of technological p...
The Borderless Organization …and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivity     We operate in a 24/7 age of ‘continual partial...
The Borderless Organization…and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivity     Whilst technology liberates us from working exc...
The Borderless Organization …and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivityRecent research by McKinsey, ‘Organizing for an Eme...
The Borderless Organization…and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivity  However, despite the seductive offer of limitless ...
The Borderless Organization…and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivity                        So as a collaborative leader...
The Borderless Organization…and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivity                                              Look  ...
The Borderless Organization…and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivity                                              Look  ...
The Borderless Organization…and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivity                                              Look  ...
The Borderless Organization…and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivity                                              Look  ...
The Borderless Organization…and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivity                                              Look  ...
The Borderless Organization…and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivity                                              Look  ...
The Borderless Organization…and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivity                                              Look  ...
The Borderless Organization…and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivity                                                    ...
The Borderless Organization…and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivity                                                    ...
The Borderless Organization…and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivity    To learn more about how we can help your organiz...
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Collaborative Leadership in the Borderless Workplace

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Organizations are changing faster than the capabilities of the people within them. Capability gaps are developing between the promise of borderless working and current performance.

Leaders, managers, teams and individuals need to to develop the right thoughts, feelings, behaviours and skills to eliminate those capability gaps – whether they work across a city, a country or across continents.

Contact us to find out more: enquiries@tmaworld.com

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  1. 1. TheBorderlessOrganization…and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivityMindLinesSteven PritchardTMA World │ Director Global Client Engagement
  2. 2. The Borderless Organization…and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivity There is a Yiddish proverb that says “ If God wants people to suffer ...He gives them too much understanding. ”
  3. 3. The Borderless Organization…and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivity Accompanying the freedoms created by a borderless virtual world, come the tyrannies of information overload.
  4. 4. The Borderless Organization…and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivity In many organizations, the speed of technological progress far outstrips the capacity of management to use its collaborative potential effectively.
  5. 5. The Borderless Organization …and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivity We operate in a 24/7 age of ‘continual partial distraction’, both at home and in the workplace.As someone rather amusingly put it, ‘these days, we all make love with one eye on the Blackberry’, Wi-Fi can invade even our most intimate of moments.
  6. 6. The Borderless Organization…and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivity Whilst technology liberates us from working exclusively with those who are geographically nearest, we also need some boundaries to get the best out of the ever expanding possibilities offered by the use of social and collaborative technologies.
  7. 7. The Borderless Organization …and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivityRecent research by McKinsey, ‘Organizing for an Emerging World’, confirms that real benefits are to be gained from greater collaborative communication, particularly between managers in expert communities.
  8. 8. The Borderless Organization…and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivity However, despite the seductive offer of limitless connectivity,unfocussed or untargeted communication also creates inefficiency in knowledge transfer, a loss of perspective around what is genuinely significant, duplication of activity and slow decision making.
  9. 9. The Borderless Organization…and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivity So as a collaborative leader, here is a tool to help you plan your connectivity with appropriate “Laser-Like” precision. Look Assess Select Establish Resonate
  10. 10. The Borderless Organization…and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivity Look Look Assess …at your specific needs, objectives and Select purposes. Establish What precisely are you Resonate seeking to achieve through collaboration?
  11. 11. The Borderless Organization…and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivity Look Look Assess Do you have a defined ‘end state’ in Select mind requiring temporary collaboration, or is your Establish purpose to ‘flow’ and Resonate accompany others on an evolutionary journey of discovery around shared interests?
  12. 12. The Borderless Organization…and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivity Look Assess Assess …internally and externally which Select professional communities and individual connections are most suited to the type Establish of collaborative relationship you need? Resonate
  13. 13. The Borderless Organization…and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivity Look Assess Assess You can’t be involved with everything Select …or everyone. Assessing clarifies and focuses how to best present your case Establish to others. Resonate It’s a two way street. Collaborators need to know what they might gain from collaborating with you.
  14. 14. The Borderless Organization…and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivity Look Select Assess …and invite with a well Select worded proposition, only those most likely to yield Establish productive and positive outputs, Resonate but be open to and know how to quickly evaluate unplanned connectivity.
  15. 15. The Borderless Organization…and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivity Look Select Assess Some of the best Select discoveries are indeed accidental or spontaneous, Establish but they take time. Resonate
  16. 16. The Borderless Organization…and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivity Look Establish Assess …significance, structure and rootedness Select in the early exchanges of ideas and information. Establish Resonate
  17. 17. The Borderless Organization…and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivity Look Resonate Assess …collaborative relationships Select are often discretionary. Establish Ensure that you resonate Resonate rather than repel those you collaborate with. A “Laser-Like” focus to collaborative working will free up the time you need to take advantage of the very best ideas, whilst also ensuring you maintain clarity of purpose.
  18. 18. The Borderless Organization…and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivity Look Resonate Assess Collaboration thrives Select in a culture of openness, so be considerate and ensure Establish you open rather than close down Resonate dialogue, with a leadership style of encouragement and curiosity. A “Laser-Like” focus to collaborative working will free up the time you need to take advantage of the very best ideas, whilst also ensuring you maintain clarity of purpose.
  19. 19. The Borderless Organization…and the need for “Laser-Like” connectivity To learn more about how we can help your organization, please contact us at enquiries@tmaworld.com or visit http://www.tmaworld.com/training-solutions/
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