Using Better Conversations To Improve The Way We Work                 For       Facilitated By Doug Shaw
Why are we here?To help each other see the biggerpictureTo join the dots – and get to knowone another betterTo share exper...
The inevitability of networking.Flick the switch. A lightbulb moment for some…
…a completely different experience for others
For today to work we need to:Create the right environmentEncourage each other  ANYTake courageTake partQUESTIONSAwkward si...
Your call.You decide what’s important for you to talk about.We will simply facilitate your conversation and help you recor...
I’m too busy to do this face to face?What’s wrong with email?
Time is precious:We’ll keep an eye on it for you          so you don’t have to
TalkingListeningThinkingDoingIntegral toproblemsolving and keyto a healthyrelationship
Strong teams balance:Asking questions and voicing opinionsThinking externally and thinking internally
Strong teams:Express at least three times as much positive sentiment as negative
Bring your true voiceto the table
Rules?1 – Use your best judgement2 – There will be no other rules
Room to RoamSwitch tables oftenLet your self wanderLet your mind wanderBe open to the possibilities
We hope you’ll enjoy trying something different as much as we do                    And remember…You can only grow if you ...
Contact:         doug.shaw@wgalimited.com                +447736 518066                      Web:http://stopdoingdumbthing...
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  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/wingsofahero/3374370563/Why are we here?
  • Networking – throw the switch, for some a light bulb
  • For others - this
  • Often in an audience environment we get the dreaded any questions and what follows is silence
  • Here we are sitting with each other – what are we going to do?
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/tonivc/2283676770/
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/highersights/6231641551/Talking – Listening – Thinking – Doing, integral to problem solving and key to a healthy relationship. And often answers lie deep in conversations.
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/67342267@N00/3202601207/Inquiry – AdvocacyInternal - External
  • Another important point on authenticity is the trust it can help build when your words and actions are aligned. Very simply, where what you say and what you do overlap, you get trust. And that’s cool. Where they don’t, you get trouble. And that’s what you deserve.
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/lyngraft/5874905800/
  • Improving The Way We Work

    1. 1. Using Better Conversations To Improve The Way We Work For Facilitated By Doug Shaw
    2. 2. Why are we here?To help each other see the biggerpictureTo join the dots – and get to knowone another betterTo share experiences, opportunitiesand frustrationsTo improve the way we work
    3. 3. The inevitability of networking.Flick the switch. A lightbulb moment for some…
    4. 4. …a completely different experience for others
    5. 5. For today to work we need to:Create the right environmentEncourage each other ANYTake courageTake partQUESTIONSAwkward silences will be replacedby your conversations and ifsomething doesn’t work for you – ?tell us. Not tomorrow but now, inthe moment. Today is adaptable andunbreakable. And it is for you.
    6. 6. Your call.You decide what’s important for you to talk about.We will simply facilitate your conversation and help you record it.
    7. 7. I’m too busy to do this face to face?What’s wrong with email?
    8. 8. Time is precious:We’ll keep an eye on it for you so you don’t have to
    9. 9. TalkingListeningThinkingDoingIntegral toproblemsolving and keyto a healthyrelationship
    10. 10. Strong teams balance:Asking questions and voicing opinionsThinking externally and thinking internally
    11. 11. Strong teams:Express at least three times as much positive sentiment as negative
    12. 12. Bring your true voiceto the table
    13. 13. Rules?1 – Use your best judgement2 – There will be no other rules
    14. 14. Room to RoamSwitch tables oftenLet your self wanderLet your mind wanderBe open to the possibilities
    15. 15. We hope you’ll enjoy trying something different as much as we do And remember…You can only grow if you are willing to feel uncomfortable when you try something new
    16. 16. Contact: doug.shaw@wgalimited.com +447736 518066 Web:http://stopdoingdumbthingstocustomers.com LinkedIn uk.linkedin.com/in/dougshaw1 Facebook http://www.facebook.com/shawdoug Twitter http://twitter.com/dougshaw1

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