SpatzAI Elevator Pitch

You know that feeling one gets when you want to say something about someone's behavior, but you're too afraid you'll say the wrong thing? Well, we've designed the go-to method for speaking up in organizations when you feel someone is annoying or out of line. In fact, we're creating a whole platform and toolkit called... Continue Reading →

When the Shit Hits the Fan

Dear Amy and Kim, it's all very well to tell your dear followers, "4 ways to help you to speak up in the workplace", only for these readers to try and find out that speaking up doesn't always go as planned and the shit hits the fan. Then they remembered why they avoided disagreeing with... Continue Reading →

Pushing the Envelope

"If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking" George S Paton We all know how important innovation and collaboration are in organizations, especially tech companies. It is usually highly prized and encouraged. But to achieve these breakthroughs, we need to push the envelope within ourselves and in teams. At the same time, everyone seems... Continue Reading →

Take Chances with Sufficient Protection

“Psychological safety is an atmosphere where one can take chances.....without fear & with sufficient protection.” [EDGAR SCHEIN & WARREN BENNIS 1965 – PSYCHOLOGICAL SAFETY – WIKIPEDIA] Here is an example of a micro-conflict self-managing strategy that could radically change the team collaboration landscape. Provide team members with sufficient protection to encourage them to speak up in real-time... Continue Reading →

Most Organizations Are Not Democratic

Kremlin Vs Westminster System The latest buzzword in organizations is psychological safety, where team members feel free to speak up without any repercussions, but is it any wonder that they don't when the whole organization looks more like the Kremlin than the Westminster System and is structured to shut them up! The name "Kremlin" means... Continue Reading →

Micro-conflicts Nipped-in-the-bud

Micro-conflict refers to small, everyday conflicts that occur in the workplace. These conflicts can be caused during disagreements when minor infractions, misunderstandings, personality differences, or conflicting goals and priorities occur. Micro-conflicts are often less severe than larger conflicts, but they can still have a significant impact on the work environment if not addressed effectively. Micro-conflicts... Continue Reading →

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