As teams become increasingly virtual; productivity increases will be required; leadership skills will be demanded from more and more of the team's membership. Our capacity for resilience will be tested on a daily basis. However, when groups of people adapt and respond collectively, incredible things happen. This is where collaborative intelligence becomes vital. So what if you could teach an anthill to fetch?
"Like the college courses in musical and literary appreciation, this book is intended for several groups: not only for practitioners, actual and would-be, but also for those who read merely for enjoyment." Questia
“Teaching An Anthill To Fetch” by Stephen James Joyce provides a key concept and tool for this–collaborative intelligence or CQ. The book argues that in today’s world, IQ and EQ are no longer enough – we must also need CQ or the capacity to harness the intelligence and energy of people. This book teaches tools on how to attract and retain high quality employees, create meaningful participation and effective collaboration, instill a strong sense of purpose to teams, and balance leadership with “followship.”PRLeap
"What we do for ourselves means little if we can't work well with others. However, if we can collaborate effectively there's nothing that cannot be achieved. Stephen Joyce's book brings all these issues together quite brilliantly; he clearly points out the barriers to collaboration and offers practical exercises to overcome them. It's a must-read if you're working with others toward a worthwhile goal." Trans4mind
Perhaps more than any of the other dysfunctions, the leader must set the tone for a focus on results. If team members sense that the leader values anything other than results, they will take that as permission to do the same for themselves. Team leaders must be selfless and objective and
In this leadership book, 42 Rules for Creating WE offers new insights from thought leaders in neuroscience, organizational development, and brand strategy, introducing groundbreaking practices for bringing the spirit of WE to any organization, team or cause.
If you are a supervisor or a team leader, you know how difficult it is to run a unit or a team. You’ve the one job where everyone seems to give you a hard time; management demands improved performance, employees want you to solve their problems, other units need you to
Individually, ants are pretty stupid creatures, but collectively they are very smart. Human beings, on the other hand, are individually very smart and collectively, well!
Einstein once said: "The problems of today can only be solved at a higher level of thinking than that which created them."