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Six Pixels of Separation Podcast

Jun 4, 2023

Welcome to episode #882 of Six Pixels of Separation - The ThinkersOne Podcast.

Here it is: Six Pixels of Separation - The ThinkersOne Podcast - Episode #882. What makes for great colloboration? Especially in this new world of business. Many people have mixed feelings about workplace collaboration. On the one hand, they know collaboration is essential to achieve complex goals. On the other hand, they know collaboration is a slog. People pull in different directions. There’s desperately little communication and even less follow through. One person ends up doing all the work. The result? Friction mounts. Projects fizzle. Great employees walk. This at the core of a new book called, Collabor(h)ate - How To Build Increadible Collaborative Relationships At Work. The author is business advisor, professor and executive, Dr. Deb Mashek. She is recognized as one of the Top 35 Women in Higher Education by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. Deb's work has been featured in prominent media outlets such as The New York Times, The Atlantic, MIT Sloan Management Review, and Fortune, among others. She also regularly contributes to Psychology Today, sharing her knowledge and perspectives on a range of topics. Deb served as a Full Professor of Social Psychology at Harvey Mudd College, where she also held the position of Associate Dean for Faculty Development. She was the founding Director of the Claremont College’s Office of Consortial Academic Collaboration and the inaugural Executive Director of Heterodox Academy, a national nonprofit dedicated to promoting constructive disagreement on college campuses. Currently, she is the founder of Myco Consulting, where she assists business leaders in navigating the complex relationship dynamics that can impact timelines, bottom lines, and overall well-being. She is a member of the Association for Collaborative Leadership and the International Coaching Federation, and has been an invited speaker at prestigious organizations including the United Nations and the American Psychological Association. Enjoy the conversation...