Meetings are an essential part of doing business. Yet, with so many types of meetings — whether it’s an onboarding meeting, a brainstorming session, or a status update — figuring out which are actually productive and which aren’t can be challenging.
We combed through the evidence-based literature, combined it with our experience, and came up with this summary of tried-and-true techniques that can effectively bring remote teams together.
There are four factors that influence conflict in teams. Knowing the cause of the conflict in this model makes addressing it much more doable.
A testimonial for a BGT professional development event by Samantha Thompson. “I found the experience to be a great complement to my current education and future career. A few concepts stood particularly salient to me.”
Mike recently got a promotion at work because of his exemplary performance, this resulted in some quite significant changes in the nature of the work. Mike quickly noticed that he was not able to remember details that previously seemed easy. He couldn't concentrate...
In his amazing book Thinking Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman goes into great detail about the importance of deliberate effort to engage the brain in complex, deliberative, logical reasoning. Knowing the difference between system 1 and system 2 thinking, and how to activate system 2 thinking through effortful control of attention is an essential skill in today’s workplace.