Building a Positive Collaborative Workplace

Workshop Overview

Positive, collaborative workplaces are an important driver for success. They read into virtually all organization performance metrics.

In this workshop, participants learn and apply models for building healthy workplaces; positive relationships, open dialogue, scaling constructive behaviours, creative collaboration, and managing workplace conflict.

Participants gain skills for leadership, strategic planning, open communication, process improvement, consensus building, project development, and conflict management.

Key Outcomes

  • Increase self-awareness
  • Model 50:50 leadership; manage for both results AND quality of interactions and relationships
  • Define and scale constructive behaviours
  • Enable open communications and dialogue and knowledge sharing
  • Increase cooperation; break down departmental silos
  • Motivate and sponsor collaborative action
  • Become conflict competent


  • Taking ownership; “Collaboration begins with you”
  • 50:50 leadership
  • The magic relationship ratio
  • Constructive behaviours; behaviours bring values to life
  • Model for scaling constructive behaviours
  • The ideal team player
  • Enabling open dialogue, speaking up and knowledge sharing
  • Breaking down silos
  • Conflict management and workplace fairness

Delivery Format

  • Half day workshop
  • Interactive; participatory
  • Workbook handout included


Ben Ziegler

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