It was 6:30am in the morning. I had a start and jumped up from the fluffy hotel bed before the alarm woke me. The big presentation would start at 9am, where I would present the 3 months of hard work of my entire consulting team to 20+ director level client stakeholders. Did offshore finish his … Continue reading Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde – The Mysteries of Onsite-Offshore Collaboration
When Jackie sat down on the empty subway train, it was already 11pm. After a contentious meeting with her demanding collaborator from offshore, she was exhausted and starving. Yet she was contented. Thanks to her coaching session the previous Friday, she stood up to her collaborator today, and rejected one of his three unreasonable requests. … Continue reading A Coachee Community – How Do You Know It’s Valuable?
Jackie couldn’t sleep for days. She is about to terminate her lab’s collaboration with an industry-renowned professor. During the three years of leading the lab and collaborating with him, he utilized one third of her funding but produced very little progress, and repeatedly failed to heed her directions in research. She read her drafted termination … Continue reading Time is Up. Let’s Continue Online