Author Archives: Dean Cornish

Is Disruption done nicely as effective as Disruption done coarsely?

So a colleague of mine (Kim B) and I were talking about a workshop she was in last week that uses disruption in a safe way to show to participants that the more adulterated the feedback they receive the less … Continue reading

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Breaking the rules before understanding them

A dear friend regaled me not long ago with a tale of how he was part of a team that were tasked with solving a problem. The methods of solving that problem were realistically deemed to be finite, one was … Continue reading

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On normalcy during team forming

Background: Bruce Tuckman in 1965 published a model for group development known as “Forming-Storming-Norming-Performing” which is now pretty much considered the standard for understanding and categorising team dynamics, at least by lay-people such as me in the commercial space. It’s a model that … Continue reading

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Creating a vision

You’re excited, you’ve just got the go ahead to hire lots of people and build teams. In what direction will you go? how will you structure it? Who will you hire and what for? Setting a vision is a key … Continue reading

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