Lois Sonstegard continues her discussion about collaboration with host Steve Harper on the Podcast Business News Network. In this podcast Lois outlines the process for collaboration — the steps you need to take to implement collaboration successfully. Lois believes that collaboration offers businesses more options because it’s what other people bring to the table that allows you to think differently and find new opportunities.

Lois also tells us that collaboration is “part of her DNA.” She attributes some of this to the fact that she grew up in Japan, which is much more of a collaborative society. Collaboration can be the solution for many of the challenges facing businesses today. But, as Lois explains, “We need a process.”


So if you want to know:

  • About the importance of being very clear about what you’re trying to accomplish
  • How you may need to move into a zone where you’re not totally comfortable
  • Why collaborators need to be very disciplined and hold each other accountable
  • An objective way to measure if everyone is pulling their weight — and how often to measure your progress
  • Why you need to recognize that, as organizations grow, you may need a new process or procedure


About Lois Sonstegard, PhD

Working with business leaders for more than 30 years, Lois has learned that successful leaders have a passion to leave a meaningful legacy.  Leaders often ask: When does one begin to think about legacy?  Is there a “best” approach?  Is there a process or steps one should follow?

Lois is dedicated not only to developing leaders but to helping them build a meaningful legacy. Learn more about how Lois can help your organization with Leadership Consulting and Executive Coaching:

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Mike Saunders, MBA

Mike Saunders is theAuthority Positioning Coach at Marketing Huddle, the author of Amazon Bestselling book Authority Selling™, Adjunct Marketing Professor at several Universities, contributor to The Huffington Post, and member of the Forbes Coaches Council – an invitation-only community for the World’s Most Influential Business Coaches.

Lois Sonstegard, PhD

Working with business leaders for more than 30 years, Lois has learned the passion successful leaders have to leave a meaningful legacy. Lois is dedicated not only to developing leaders but to help them build a meaningful legacy.