“Really, the only thing that makes sense is to strive for greater collective enlightenment.”
– Elon Musk
Effective communication is the key element that allows teams to achieve their purpose —understanding and mastering communication skills is essential for every member of any team. Without the kind of communication that gives power to connection, a team will not be able to function. It is the foundation of successful relationships in both personal and professional realms.
To begin, to collaborate effectively, people must be able to lucidly exchange their ideas, convey their concepts and grasp […]
This is the last part in a series of Q&A posts about the Circle effect and here we are touching on some points related to organizations.
What happens on the organizational level? What is the actual benefit for an organization, management or a team?
There is an enormous amount of scientific and statistical data showing how much effectiveness is lost due to employees’ disengagement, poor communications, corporate politics, high turnover, people’s burnout, bad safety, just to name […]
This is part five in a series of Q&A posts about the Circle effect and we are continuing discussing what people experience in the Circles.
What is the main principle for connecting people in the Circle?
The Circle is governed by three principles:
The opinions of others are exceptionally important to me
My opinion is exceptionally important to others
There are no contradictions between our opinions
In order to observe the first principle I need to annul myself in front […]
This is part four in a series of Q&A posts about the Circle effect and we are continuing discussing what people experience in the Circles.
Typically, people think that controversies, arguments and debates are powerful motivators for resolving issues. A discussion without arguments is an enemy of collective intelligence because it lowers diversity. It doesn’t really stick with the Circles…
True, we don’t have controversies and arguments. But we don’t need to worry about diversity. Diversity […]
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This is part three in a series of Q&A posts about the Circle effect. Last time we discussed what’s the nature of its force and WIIFM – what’s in it for me.
There are many tales and narratives talking about something magical in the form of a circle. Is that true?
Perhaps there is no accident in existence of Chorea (a circular dance accompanied by singing in ancient Greece) or in the Round Table of King Arthur or in […]