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Shane Snow: Turn Conflicts into Great Ideas – Love Your Work, Episode 129

June 11 2018 – 07:30am

You’ve heard about the importance of working with people who come from different perspectives. But will that automatically lead to great work?

It’s not so simple. Our guest today, Shane Snow, was curious about why diverse teams are supposedly so powerful, when they’re in fact hard to pull off.

That’s why he wrote this new book, Dream Teams. In this book, Shane really breaks down what makes a truly great team. How can you have just the right amount of conflict to have better ideas and go farther as a team, without the relationships turning sour.

Even though I work by myself, I really enjoyed this book. It’s full of great stories of dream teams throughout history, and it really made me think about how to seek out differing perspectives in improving the work I do.

In this conversation, Shane and I talk about:

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