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Free resources for collaboration enthusiasts:

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

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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.

From Empty Corporate Buzzword to Your Competitive Edge… Collaboration

The Speaking Club

In order to tackle the world’s biggest challenges, and indeed operate in business life, we need to be successful collaborators.

Make Sure Sales and Service Work Together

Automotive News

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Filling the Storehouse Faith, Family, Freedom - Deb Mashek

Filling the Storehouse

" Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. For if they fall, one will lift up his fellow. But woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him up!” – Ecclesiastes 4:9-10

Episode 86: How Can We Learn to Collaborate Better at Work?

Work and the Future with Linda Nazareth

A podcast about work, the future and how they will go together

What the heck is a Chief Collaboration Officer?


“Huh. Do companies have Chief Collaboration Officers?,” I thought. “Is that a thing? If it’s not a thing, it should totally be a thing.”

Collaboration Challenges in the Workplace and How to Address Them


"Taught by relationships researcher and collaboration facilitator Dr. Deb Mashek, this seven day email course introduces three frameworks participants can use to: (1) Analyze the needs of their collaborative efforts;
(2) Identify points of intervention for improving strained collaborations; and
(3) Create a plan to address those needs. "

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

Want to Encourage Collaboration? This Change Model Shows the Way


Great collaboration is a competitive advantage. It gives rise to smooth processes, innovative solutions, happy people and robust bottom lines.

Julie's PR Patter with Deb Mashek, author

WantLeverage Communications

In this installment of Julie's PR Patter, Julie Livingston speaks with Deb Mashek, author, Collabor(h)ate: How to Build Incredible Relationships at Work (even if you'd rather work alone)

Common Ground at Work: Disaster to Success

Common Ground Committee

Can we learn to love (or at least not hate) teamwork? Tune in for expert tips on finding common ground.

Building Collaboration

Everett Advisors

Not only has she put in the research hours to figure out the framework for optimizing any organization’s speed through the power of relationship building, she also developed proprietary frameworks for helping individuals, departments, and entire organizations work better together. Her tactics pass the smell test, stress test, and the real-world test so she is one we suggest should you be having trouble executing the plan.

Talk Tokens: A Key to Tough Conversations

Psychology Today

In parenting and beyond, a talk token can serve as a key, keeping the doorway open to important conversations and treasured connections.

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.

Episode 351 – Collabor(h)ate with Dr Deb Mashek

The Extraordinary Business Book Club

"For writers and readers of extraordinary business books

INTERVIEW with Deb Mashek on Collabor(h)ate

The Power of Us

We talk with Deb Mashek about her new book and how to build incredible collaborative relationships at work

Unpacking the black box of collaboration' With Dr Debra Mashek PhD.

The Business of Being Brilliant Podcast

Helen Beedham x Deb Mashek talking about collaboration, where we go wrong, how we can make that better.
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Why Aren’t Companies Teaching Us How to Collaborate?


Leaders and their teams need the right skills to make collaborative work successful. So why don’t they?

How to Make a Snap


This is Snap, collaboration enthusiast and cover model for Deb Mashek's book Collabor(h)ate.

Collaboration Is a Key Skill. So Why Aren’t We Teaching It?

MIT Sloan Management Review

New research finds that despite the importance of collaboration, most organizations fall short when it comes to helping workers build their relationship skills.

How to Say Yes When Others Offer to Help Your Business

Psychology Today

Accept the right kind of support at the right time to increase success.

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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