Avoid the 6 Collaboration Killers

Avoid the 6 Collaboration Killers

Seven Dimensions
Updated Oct 15, 2019

Course Overview

When developing a collaborative culture, companies need to avoid the 6 collaboration killers. Peter Quarry and Eve Ash discuss the problems of people talking more than listening, being judgmental, not acknowledging or clinging to defensively to ideas, punishing honesty and failure to experiment. The skills required are doing the opposite.

Peter Quarry tells Eve Ash there are six individual behaviors that really kill collaboration.

Learning Objectives

Collaboration killers are:

  • Talking more than you’re listening
  • Instant judgments and opinions
  • Not acknowledging ideas
  • Punishing honesty
  • Defensively clinging to ideas
  • Not experimenting

Interviewer: Eve Ash

Interviewee: Peter Quarry