Guest Blogger: Sharon Mulgrew, http://sharonmulgrew.com/plays-well-with-others/
“Computer skills are expected on a resume; they are no longer a bonus; they are now considered necessary basic skills. However the skill of the future, the most sought after skill now, is the ability to work in a team, to work collaboratively, to play well others.” (Kate Austin, Director of Simulation and Digital Entertainment Program at UB, 2006)
We sit through boring, frustrating or ‘resultless’ work meetings every day.
We think that nothing can be done. Yet there are actions that group members can take to make their meetings and collaborative work more focused, more fun, and more effective: There is a rhyme and reason to effective work groups, and the more members know and practice the behaviors that actually help any group perform, the better the experience is for all members. Continue reading →