Category Archives: Collaboration

Your Team’s Goal – Three Word Phrase

One of my favorite activities to assess group dynamics, while establishing group goals and experiencing a collaborative process, is Three-Word-Phrase. At the North West Challenge Course Network (NWCCN) conference I asked participants to describe themselves and their fellow participants.  The … Continue reading

Posted in Collaboration, Facilitation, Joey Pauley, Reflective Practice, Team Development | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Recreational to Developmental Team Building

This article covers … Difference between morale events and developmental team building Leveraging trust Using a shared experience to facilitate learning Taking advantage of a break-through to shift paradigms Difference between facilitation and training The Adventura Way Adventura Consulting is … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Change Management, Collaboration, Facilitation, Joey Pauley, Team Development, Trust | Leave a comment

People buy from people they trust.

If you are like me, referrals are a ripe source of new prospects.  The best way to gain referrals is by building trusting relationships with your existing customers, colleagues, and coworkers. Trust is how safety is created out of fear. … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Collaboration, Joey Pauley, Models | Tagged | Leave a comment

Leading High Performing Teams

“60% of executives listed lack of collaboration as one of their top leadership challenges.” American Management Association The high performing team surpasses the benefits associated with collaboration.  This article will touch upon… What is a high performing team? What are … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Collaboration, Diversity, Joey Pauley, Leadership, Models | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

What is Deep Team Building?

You attended a “team building” a couple of months ago.  It was a wonderful experience and moral was improved however, the team is distant, not entirely meshing, the deadlines seem to slip, they run into conflict and take too much … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Collaboration, Facilitation, Joey Pauley, Mohammed Raei, Systems | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

5 Steps to More Productive Meetings … The Ground Rules

Every group has implied ground rules. Ask people about the “way they do business around here.” Often these  loosely developed habits have a tendency to create mundane, ineffective meetings that do not achieve their goals. How do I know this?  … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Collaboration, Facilitation, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

What are the possibilities for your department, company, or community?

We offer business development to utilize the resources at your control to create a vibrant, profitable future. The process starts by communicating what matters most; vision, mission and goals. What is the vision for your… team? company? meetings? strategic plan? … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Collaboration, Joey Pauley, Leadership | Tagged , | Leave a comment

What is your dominant learning style?

What is the first thing you do when you start a project? Jump in feet first Research what has been done before Develop a theory then try it out Plan steps toward action The answer to this question points to … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Collaboration, Joey Pauley, Models, Reflective Practice, Systems | Leave a comment

Reflective Practice

Why is reflection valuable? If done effectively it is a process to achieve individual and organizational learning. When you learn in groups your organization is more likely to increase the enabling factors and decrease the disabling factors of success. What … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Collaboration, Joey Pauley, Reflective Practice | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Youth and the Economy

We are having a conversation about Youth and the Economy at Philosophically Speaking Toastmaster.  The conversation revolves around . . . What? http://www.everydaycitizen.com/2009/05/economy_source_of_fear_and_anx.html http://www.unyouth.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=97&Itemid=75 http://www.clasp.org/admin/site/publications/files/0437.pdf Where? 6:30 pm, February 1st. Martha Lake Fire Station #21 16819-13th Ave West, Lynnwood, WA, … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Collaboration, Reflective Practice, Uncategorized | Leave a comment