The benefits of working in a team, far outweigh those of working alone. Workload can be shared out, different skills are applied, there’s a boost to morale and team-building – the list goes on.
In a previous blog, we discussed how collaboration has been a part of our lives since we were born. But only recently, has it gained such exposure, especially how important collaboration is in business. In fact, collaboration is top of many company’s agendas nowadays, because the benefits of it are so well known.
But what has caused this rise in awareness of collaboration?
When I think of collaboration, a famous quote from Helen Keller comes to mind -
"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much."
Effective collaboration can achieve so much more than what one single team member can achieve.
In meetings, whether they're in a conference room or board room, or in a huddle room or just a general meeting space, everyone in the room will be learning something, otherwise if they already know everything, why are they in the meeting?
When you're next sharing information or presenting to the team, what can really help in the understanding of that information is knowing what types of learners you're talking to and how to adjust that style.
In this blog we examine the various types of learners and what you could do to improve your presentations. According to the VAK theory of learning, there are 3 types.