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Transforming SILOS

Part of the 'Cutting Edge Communication' Series

Media Type - DVD
Author - Eve Ash
Subject(s) - Communication

Avoid a closed fragmented culture and ensure caring, sharing and collaboration.

In honor of “Blue Moon Day”, everyone wears blue and Marcus dons a blue carnival mask before his assembled team. Casey presents a tiny personalized number plate to Carlos; she also has one. Marcus praises this ‘sharing” gesture and explains that Blue Moon Day signifies a cohesive work culture. Despite this, Carol criticizes Tammy for always being blue in meetings, and notes that Serena habitually wears a scowl unless dealing with her Australian client. Marcus switches the subject to SILOs, explaining that the team needs to break out of its silo and learn to share. SILO for Marcus means “Stuck Inside a Limited Outlook”. Sanjay wants to know why being in a SILO is bad – “there’s no-one to bother you”. Marcus explains that being in a SILO means that one is fragmented, inwardly focused. Marcus wants collaboration and a unified talent development solution. He proposes a grid showcasing staff’s particular talents, in the interests of improved collaboration between staff and the better allocation of resources. Carol proposes reversing SILO to OLIS: Opportunity to Listen and Invite people to Share.  

  Key Learning Points

SILO cultures are closed and fragmented. Teams that share and care are happier.

TRANSFORM THE SILO CULTURE

DON'T remain closed and stuck
INSTEAD: Take time to build the team

DON'T focus only on your needs
INSTEAD: Listen and share

DON'T work in fragmented groups
INSTEAD: Develop talent and work together

DON'T get defensive about change
INSTEAD: Create a unified open culture

S – Stuck
I – Inside
L – Limited
O – Outlook

TRANFORM SILO TO OLIS

O – Opportunity
L – Listen
I - Invite
S – Share

- Accepting Change
- Achieving SMART Goals
- Apologizing Carefully
- Appreciating Diversity
- Arrogance and Humility
- Behaving Unprofessionally
- Being an Employer of Choice
- Boosting Emotional Intelligence
- Brainstorming and Solving
- Breaking Bullying
- Building Relationships
- Coaching New People
- Creating a No-Blame Culture
- Creating Positive Impressions
- Creating Workforce Agility
- Cutting Edge Communication Series - 80 Program Set
- De-Cluttering the Office
- Delivering Sensational Service
- Delivering Training Masterfully
- Developing Successful Mindsets
- Developing Trainer Skills
- Diffusing Anger
- Embracing New Ideas
- Enhancing Service
- Ensuring a Respectful Workplace
- Ensuring Security
- Explaining Skillfully
- Facing Social Media
- Giving Hygiene Feedback
- Giving Managers Feedback
- Global Cultural Awareness
- Handling Anyone Difficult
- Handling the New Wave
- Handling Tricky Appraisals
- Improving Self-Esteem
- Listening Actively
- Looking at Employment Contracts
- Making Decisions
- Managing a Complainer
- Managing Crises
- Managing Projects Effectively
- Managing Remotely
- Managing Time Successfully
- Mastering Social Media
- Mediating for Resolution
- Meeting For Results
- Minimizing Risk
- Navigating Career Change
- Negotiating for Results
- Negotiating for Success
- Overcoming Disempowerment
- Overcoming Fears
- Overcoming Setbacks
- Pitching and Influencing
- Planning and Organizing
- Prejudice and Discrimination
- Preparing for Emergencies
- Preparing for My Appraisal
- Presenting with Passion
- Privacy and Ethical Behavior
- Recruiting the Best
- Removing Tension
- Resolving Conflict
- Responding Thoughtfully
- Sharing Feedback
- Starting Relationship Selling
- Staying Motivated at Work
- Stereotyping and Diversity
- Stretching the Team
- Supervising Effectively
- Supporting Others
- Surviving Stress and Burnout
- Surviving Team Conflicts
- Teaching Greetings
- Transforming SILOS
- Trying Myers-Briggs
- Understanding Accountability
- Unions and Collective Bargaining
- Using Goals to GROW
- Welcoming New People
- Working Safely

  • Support Material - Leader's Guide and PPT slides.
    Length - 8 minutes
  • Pricing
    Price - INR 8,750
    Intl. Price - A$ 275.00