It’s beautiful isn’t it? To really try to see people we are working with, to realize that at the end of the day we all go home to something and it will affect us in our work life whether we want it to or not. Life isn’t black and white, it’s complex and messy, and the sooner we realize that each person has a struggle, a disability, and pain we can hopefully treat each other with the respect we would want in return.
“Collaboration leads to innovation” is a phrase I learned here at Illinois Tech during my freshman year. So why is there such a lack of collaboration between departments within the University, and what can we do to improve it? The un-workshop session helped break communication barriers and encourage collective collaboration.
Scott Downs writes about six key lessons from the “Agile way of working,” which have brought big changes to the way he looks at leadership and organizational life. He sees these lessons as a way to “weave an Agile ethos with other strands of next-generation leadership thinking and practice.”