The Initiator provides DIRECTION during team collaboration.

The Processor provides REFLECTION during team collaboration.

The Supporter provides AFFIRMATION during team collaboration.

The Challenger offers QUESTIONS during team collaboration.

The Decide/Commit mode is the stage during collaboration when there has been adequate discussion and “ah-ha moments” to move toward a meaningful conclusion. This signals commitment time.

Blue Sky mode is the classic brainstorming time where it is critical to generate a great volume of ideas while delaying judgment or critique.

Team Dynamics Will Never Be The Same

Does your leadership team debate, disagree, discuss, dump—or do you dialogue?  The group dynamics of a team can make or break your effectiveness as a leader.   Imagine what could happen in your ministry if you could lubricate your team’s communication skills.  The Collaboration Cube engages teams in such a way that the energy and synergy of the team is multiplied, resulting in often unprecedented unified decision-making.  Read More

Another Innovative Tool

With the launch of Church Unique, the Auxano team has prepared a simple yet powerful companion tool based on their work with church leaders across the country.  The tool is called the Vision DECK.  It is a creatively designed flashcard deck of 52 exercises to inspire visionary teams. With the Vision DECK, leaders will have tools to transform the next staff meeting or retreat into a vision engine.  The beauty of the tool is that most of the exercises take less than 15 minutes of prep time! Check out a few sample cards at