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Free resources for collaboration enthusiasts:

how-to guides, opinion articles, tip sheets, videos, and more.

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Facilitate Powerful Collaborations With Deb Mashek

the Modern Manager

No matter how much intelligence and creativity any individual possesses, collaboration between team members always leads to better results.

How to Create Team Collaboration with Deb Mashek

Real Relationships Real Revenue

The problems that have the biggest impact for your clients are the ones that require collaboration across teams internally, so this is a super...

Building Collaborative Relationships

Deep Leadership

This book reveals everything leaders need to know to make workplace collaborations less painful and more productive. I’m excited to have her on the show to talk about more effective collaboration.

Deb Mashek: Why Collaboration Sucks and What To Do About It

Heart Management

Leading Transformational Change with Tobias Sturesson

Leading Through a Merger? Collaboration of the Fittest

Psychology Today

Elevate good collaborators to thrive amid complexity and change.

Cultivate Collaboration: How HR Can Unlock Personal And Organizational Health

March issue of Talent Management Excellence

Workplace collaboration is more than just a buzzword. Organizations of all shapes and sizes celebrate collaboration as a value, a skill, and a way of working. CEOs deem collaboration a company-wide north star.

PMO Talk with Dr. Deb Mashek

PMO Summit Academy

This is a monthly event for PMO Leaders and Project Management Professionals to share knowledge and best practices.

What the hell does collaboration really mean? The Core Value To Healthy Relationships & Thriving Workplace Culture, With Dr. Deb Mashek

The Jake Dunlap Show

What does collaboration really mean to you? In today’s episode of the Jake Dunlap show, Deb shares the real meaning behind “collaboration”.

Ready to cultivate your collaboration ecosystem?


Sketch Note: Cultivating Collaboration Edition

7 Tips to Court Collaboration


All relationships begin somewhere. At some point in time. Somehow.

9 Strategies to Improve Team Collaboration and Relationships


There are many ways that workplace collaboration can go sideways, and only a few keys to making it work.

Want Your Organization to Collaborate More? Social Psychology Can Help


How to drive collaboration is not always obvious.
Social psychology can help.

Building a Collaborative Culture

The HR Uprising

Building a successful business is all about the art of collaboration, and harnessing the varied and empowering talents of others in order to build strength.

How to Improve Collaboration at Home with Deb Mashek

What The Parent?

Parenting is hard, and we want to make it easier with any advice we can get.

Deb Mashek Fixes Everything Wrong With My YouTube Team

Fidas Podcast

Deb Mashek is a Ph.D. business advisor and author where she reveals her expertise on collaborative relationships at work. She helps me figure out how to work better with my YouTube team and reveals some secrets to making any business succeed.

Has rapid growth tanked your company's collaborative culture?


Assess: 21-items, 1 conclusion: Collabor(h)ate or CollaborGREAT

Building Better Collaborative Relationships at Work: An Interview with Dr. Deb Mashek, PhD

Optitude 360

Simon Childs - Managing Director of Optitude 360 - explores the science of collaboration with Dr Mashek

Collabor(h)ate Dr. Deb Mashek And Design-centered Dr. Rob Mathews

School for Startups Radio

The first way to improve collaboration is to acknowledge that just because you are not aware of a problem doesn’t mean that you don’t have a problem.

Key Steps to Building More Collaborative Relationships

Enterprise Podcast Network - Author Channel

Insightful discussion topics include: Your book, “Collabor(h)ate”, clearly implies that most people hate collaboration – or at least have an aversion to it. Why is that?

Featured Interview with Dr. Deb Mashek, Author of Collabor(h)ate

Breakfast Leadership Show

Dr. Deb Mashek, PhD is an experienced business advisor, professor, higher education administrator, and national nonprofit executive.

Deb Mashek: Collaborate without the hate

I Wish They Knew

Collaboration is an essential part of work, but whether it leads to breakthroughs or breakdowns depends on our approach. Deb Mashek explores ways to drive stronger relationships that push people together, not apart.

5 Collaboration Mistakes to Avoid in Your Relationship

Psychology Today

What work collaborations teach us about improving our romantic relationships.

Deb Mashek - Collabor(h)ate...

WorkJoy Jam with Beth Stallwood

Conversations about how to create and cultivate more joy in your work and career.

Deb Mashek: Collaboration Techniques for Hybrid Virtual Teams

Team Anywhere Leadership Podcast

Share tips for improving relationship quality in the workplace, emphasizing the importance of communal norms, reciprocal information exchange, and interdependence in collaboration.

Great Collaboration is Relationship Science

Collaboration Superpowers

Dr. Mashek draws on her deep experience as a relationships researcher and collaboration facilitator to reveal everything you need to know to make workplace collaborations less painful and more productive.

Dr. Deb Mashek, The Collabor(h)ator

The Sunday Lunch PM

Discovering the rich and varied background of the leading names in project management from around the globe.

Collaborative Culture Quiz


Are collaboration headwinds tanking your timelines, budgets & morale?

Want Collaborative Teams? Hire Collaborative People.


You must attract, hire and retain collaborative people.

How to Build Incredible Collaborative Relationships at Work with Deb Mashek

The Growth Guide with Clint Murphy

Our guest today is Dr. Deb Mashek, a social psychologist who helps business leaders navigate the relationship headwinds that tank timelines, bottom lines and well-being.

The Mashek Matrix


Leading you through the intricacies of the Mashek Matrix by Deb Mashek, PhD

How To Get Off The Collaboration Hamster Wheel


At first blush, the notion of collaborating can have a warm and fuzzy air about it. You know, “We’re all in this together. Go, team!”

How to create more productive, collaborative relationships at work and at home

She Said / She Said

Collaboration is a good thing, right? So why is it so difficult to collaborate, especially with those who have a different point of view, or just rub us the wrong way? If we’re honest ...

Collaboration in the Workplace

The JoyPowered® Workspace Podcast

Topics include: What collaboration is and why it's important to do well in the workplace What's at stake and why collaboration is so difficult How to move collaborative relationships from collabor(h)ate to collaborGREAT How collaborative relationships, tools, processes, and culture fit together

Most individuals who engage in collaborative work genuinely believe that collaboration is valuable to their organizations. Yet, few are trained to engage in collaborative work effectively.

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