Collaborative Intelligence: Thinking with People Who Think Differently

By Dawna Markova, Angie McArthur

A leap forward e-book at the transformative strength of collaborative thinking
 
Collaborative intelligence, or CQ, is a degree of our skill to imagine with others on behalf of what concerns to us all. it truly is rising as a brand new specialist forex at a time whilst the way in which we predict, engage, and innovate is transferring. some time past, “market proportion” businesses governed by means of hierarchy and topdown management. this present day, the hot marketplace leaders are “mind proportion” businesses, the place impact is extra vital than strength, and luck will depend on collaboration and the power to inspire.

Collaborative Intelligence
is the end result of greater than fifty years of unique learn that attracts on Dawna Markova’s history in cognitive neuroscience and her newest paintings, with Angie McArthur, as a “Professional considering accomplice” to a couple of the world’s best CEOs and artistic pros. Markova and McArthur are specialists at getting remarkable but tricky humans to imagine jointly. they've been introduced in to troubleshoot for Fortune 500 leaders in problem and bosses suffering to encourage their teams.

When requested approximately their greatest demanding situations at paintings, Markova and McArthur’s consumers all cite a standard challenge: other people. This reaction displays the way in which we've got been taught to target the gulfs among us instead of valuing our highbrow diversity—that is, the ways that every one folks is uniquely talented, how we method info and body questions, what sort of issues expend us, and what engages and conjures up us. via a sequence of practices and techniques, the authors train us the best way to realize our personal brain styles and map the abilities of our groups, with the target of embarking jointly on an aligned plan of action and influence.

In Markova and McArthur’s adventure, managers who delight in highbrow range will lead their groups to innovation; staff who realize it will thrive simply because they're involved with their strengths; and a complete staff who knows it is going to come jointly to do their top paintings in a symphony of collaboration, their person strengths operating in concord like an orchestra or a high-performing activities team.

Praise for Collaborative Intelligence
 
“Rooted within the newest neuroscience at the nature of collaboration, Collaborative Intelligence celebrates the ability of operating and pondering jointly on the optimum degrees of industrial and politics, and within the smallest features of our daily lives. Dawna Markova and Angie McArthur express us that our skill to collaborate isn't just a degree of intelligence, yet necessary to fixing the world’s difficulties and seeing the probabilities in ourselves and others.”—Arianna Huffington
 
“This inspiring booklet teaches you ways to align your goal with the purpose of others, and the way, via shared strengths and abilities, you've gotten each correct to count on greatness and set the top pursuits and expectations.”—Deepak Chopra
 
“Everyone talks approximately collaboration at the present time, however the rhetoric ordinarily outweighs the truth. Collaborative Intelligence deals tangible instruments for these enthusiastic about changing into ‘system leaders’ who can shut the space and make collaboration real.”—Peter M. Senge, writer of The 5th Discipline

“I have labored with Markova and McArthur for numerous years, targeting reaching larger effects via highbrow variety. Their strategy has inspired extra candid debate and collaborative habit in the crew. The crew, no longer contributors, turns into the hero.”—Al Carey, CEO, PepsiCo

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