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When teams are in their formative stages, a great tool to get everyone on the same page is a Team Charter. Depending on how detailed you want to be, the charter can summarise a whole range of pertinent information for members, such as who your stakeholders are, what...
The elements of team building which we’ve discussed in the last two blogs have essentially been about developing a good understanding of who is on the team and how each member can best work with one another. This investment of time up front has a number of benefits,...
If you are in a team, it’s worth taking time out at some point to look at how each member’s personality preference tends to play out during team work. For example, do some members tend to dominate discussions, while some tend to remain quiet? Do some prefer to...
I love teams! They are the means to great production and great work satisfaction – when they are run well. Of course, when they are run poorly, it can easily lead to the opposite effect!
We all know that the pace of life seems to be getting faster, more complex and more challenging. Sometimes it can feel overwhelming!
Do you give great feedback to the people who work for you?
A neat definition for business cultures, adapted from Deal and Kennedy, is “the way we do things around here”. In your organisation, does culture work to support your objectives?
You’ve probably seen it in your own or other teams at some stage: mistakes are made, targets are missed, management is unhappy, there’s tension in the team and people feel like leaving. It’s an all too common story.
Leadership is a challenging mix of art and science that few fully master. Hundreds of books continue to be published each year to feed people’s desire to get better at the subject yet we continue to see the evidence of leadership falling short of the mark all around us.