Leadership

How To Ask Tough Questions In Conference Calls

  What’s the best way to ask the tough questions – especially in online meetings, conference calls etc? Asking difficult questions can be a real challenge even in face-to-face meetings – and it often feels like the problems are multiplied when you’re meeting online. But effective communication is essential for collaborative problem solving. And so, while …

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Virtual Teams: Overcoming Difference

How can you overcome the cultural differences in your virtual team? That was the question posed by one of my fellow workshop presenters at the fabulous Distributed Agile Teams Flock in Berlin – and it’s a question that’s bugging me. It was such an inspiring event, I’ve spent literally days deciding what to blog about …

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What’s Your Leadership Like?

What’s your mental metaphor for leadership? I’m giving a workshop on leadership in Berlin this week, where I’ll be exploring leadership with members of distributed Agile teams. And I know from my Clean Language work with teams and their leaders that everyone’s metaphor will be slightly different. So I thought I’d ask you, dear reader, the same question …

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