Think this crap is “soft”? This one’s for you.

Andrea Howe
Category : Weekly tips July 25, 2016
Think this crap is “soft”? This one’s for you.

This post is part of our Weekly Tips series. Charlie and I got to share a lot of great stories in The…

What Phil Dunphy can teach us about listening

Andrea Howe
Category : Weekly tips July 18, 2016

This post is part of our Weekly Tips series.

If you’re in the U.S., or familiar with current U.S. sitcoms, you might know Phil Dunphy, the self-described “cool dad” on Modern Family.

Phil is likable, loyal, goofy, pun-happy, and often the subject of wife Clare’s frustration and eye rolls as he tries hard to do right by her and often (cluelessly) gets it wrong.

Ten ways to build trust at a distance (Part II)

Andrea Howe
Category : Weekly tips July 11, 2016

This post is part of our Weekly Tips series.

We’re continuing last week’s focus on building trust at a distance because it’s a challenge for so many of us.

Here’s a quick recap of the first four best practices, all of which increase familiarity—a sense of knowing one another—by increasing reliability:

Ten ways to build trust at a distance (Part I)

Andrea Howe
Category : Weekly tips July 4, 2016

This post is part of our Weekly Tips series.

At the risk of stating the obvious, trust is critical for teams, and even more so for teams who collaborate at a distance. In my workshops, we talk a lot about making closer and more personal connections with people, and the question naturally arises, “Is it even possible to build that kind of trust at a distance?”

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