‘Working with and reading Emmanuel’s work you realize that there is little in the market that goes beyond his concepts and practice of collaboration! A brilliant piece of work that is a must read!’ –Fons Trompenaars, Thinkers50 and Business magazine top management thinker and author of Global phenomenon Riding the Waves of Culture
Emmanuel has a collaboration podcast on the awesomeatyourjob website
Ever wondered why your divisions are divided? Ever found yourself using the word silo when explaining sub optimal results? Ever dreamt of having an organisation that has both the efficiency of competition and the effectiveness of collaboration? If you’re tired of adding dotted lines on a charts and hugging trees or colleagues on an away-day, disciplined collaboration is for you.
In this engaging, thoughtful and well-researched book, global speaker, consultant and leadership expert Emmanuel Gobillot, identifies the real barriers to collaboration and proposes a disciplined approach to removing them. He identifies the 4 fears that no amount of dotted lines and team building exercises will ever address.
Combining the latest psychological and organisational research with pragmatic real-world application, Disciplined Collaboration shows you how to make your divisions add up again. This book will help you:
• Diagnose the issues that get in the way of collaboration in your organisation.
• Discover how to master the changing nature of influence from competition to collaboration.
• Learn how to deploy the 4 disciplines that will remove the fears of collaboration in your team.
• Find practical tools to help you reconnect individuals and teams.
• Be inspired by stories drawn from a breathtaking number of fields from history to medicine via tailoring and comedy!
Described as “the first leadership guru for the digital generation” and “the freshest voice in leadership today”, Emmanuel Gobillot, has over 15 years of experience in helping organisations and audiences globally rethink the way they build and run organisations. He has applied his mantra of “there must be a better way and together we can find it” to solving issues alongside leaders of some of the world’s largest organisations and smallest startups. Before setting up his own boutique consultancy, Emmanuel was a Director at HayGroup where he led both the consumer sector and leadership services practices.
Emmanuel is the founder of Emmanuel Gobillot limited, a boutique consultancy dedicated to leadership and organizational development services. He is also co-founder of ‘Collaboration Partners’ with Co-Founder and Managing Director Katherine Thomas, a consultancy specializing in helping leaders and organisations develop effective collaboration. Prior to starting his own firm, he was Director of FMCG Consulting and Director of Leadership Services at HayGroup. For more than 15 years, Emmanuel has delivered results based on his mantra: ‘There must be a better way and together we will find it’.
Currently, Emmanuel spends his time researching, writing, speaking and consulting with many of the most successful international companies on the topic of collaborative success. The author of a number of business books including Kogan Page’s UK and US bestsellers ‘The Connected Leader’, ‘Leadershift’ and ‘Follow The Leader’, Emmanuel has teamed up with dynamic publisher Urbane Publications to unveil ‘Disciplined Collaboration – Four Steps To Collaborative Success’ in May 2016.
A French National, Emmanuel moved to the UK in 1985. He holds an International Baccalaureate from the United World College of the Atlantic, a Master of Arts with Honours from St Andrews University and a Diploma in Management Science from the Nottingham Trent University.