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Keeping up Appearances

by Belbin, 14 Apr 2016

It can be difficult to find your place in a new team. Sometimes we can find ourselves volunteering for everything (in an attempt to look keen/ambitious/multi-talented) or nothing

Recruitment

Why looking for hard skills can be bad for business

by Belbin, 22 Mar 2016

The synergy – or lack of synergy – between a person and a job can be mysterious and difficult to explain. When two candidates look similar on paper, why is one successful in a role and another not?

Teams

Conflict – how Belbin can help

by Belbin, 14 Mar 2016

Conflict usually arises from misunderstanding or lack of communication. How can Belbin help?

Teams

Happy Mother's Day

by Belbin, 04 Mar 2016

For Mums on Mother’s Day: The school gates are always a great place to ‘people-watch’. This is our (tongue-in-cheek) Team Role guide to Mums.

Management

Do you know your Completer Finishers from your Implementers?

by Belbin, 29 Feb 2016

Seeing as we all have more than one Team Role strength, it can sometimes be difficult to distinguish between them! Here are a handful of the common areas of confusion!

Teams

Will you be my Valentine?

by Belbin, 09 Feb 2016

With Valentine's day just around the corner, here is our Team Role take on the classic: "Roses are red violets are blue...

Management

Do you appreciate your 'sloggers'?

by Belbin, 04 Feb 2016

Jenni Russell commented in The Times (4/1/2016) that bosses don’t notice the strong and silent types. It pays to be one of the office jumper-uppers. So what advice should we give to the 'sloggers'?

Career development

New Year, New You! (Mince pie, anyone?)

by Belbin, 04 Jan 2016

How many of us are really pleased to be back in the office, ready to set new challenges for the year ahead? How many of us are sat on the sofa on Sunday evening having a little sob...

Management

Effective Pairings

by Belbin, 01 Dec 2015

Ever wondered why you work better with some people than others? Dr Meredith Belbin looks at the benefits of complementary pairings at different levels throughout an organisation.