Communications: What you think you said and what they might have heard

I was wandering around the connected world and came across a most favorite kind of article, one that posted up factoidal information. Gretchen Gavett at HBR shared some interesting charts and data. You can find the article here:

Here is one of my favorites, since it clearly indicates the different thinking patterns of my British and Dutch friends:

English and Dutch CommunicationsWhen we put together international teams for problem solving, it sure helps if they understand each other and work together in congruent ways, don’t you think.

The Square Wheels are everywhere and we sure can use the round ones in our collaborations,


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Scott Simmerman 2014 butterflyDr. Scott Simmerman is a designer of team building games and organization improvement tools. Managing Partner of Performance Management Company since 1984, he is an experienced presenter and consultant.

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