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Belbin, Project Aristotle and high-performing teams – everything you need to know

In 2012, Google set out to investigate what makes some teams successful, while others fail. Sound familiar? Here’s what they discovered and how it relates to the research of Meredith Belbin.

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Belbin and Lencioni

We take a look at Patrick Lencioni's Five Dysfunctions of a Team and examine how to use Belbin to mitigate a team’s problems and pave the way for success.

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9 toxic workplace cultures - and how to address them with Belbin

Diversity of behavioural contributions is essential for healthy workplace culture. We explore what happens when one Team Role behaviour pervades a team or group and how to remedy.

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Thinking, social... action! Getting to know the nine Belbin Team Roles

When you’re first getting to grips with Belbin, nine Team Roles can seem a lot to remember. Here we break them down into thinking, social and action roles.

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Let's Talk About Weakness

Individuals have strengths and weaknesses - and the research tells us overwhelmingly that we need to address both in order to maximise individual and team performance.

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"When all think alike, then no one is thinking."*

What’s the tipping-point? When does a team become a group? How does the psychology change, and what influence does this have on individual behaviours?

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Belbin and project teams

How do you break the ice quickly and establish rapport quickly? How do you create a collaborative, engaged atmosphere and work towards psychological safety while ensuring the work stays on schedule?

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Belbin in recruitment - hire for behaviour, train for knowledge

Why is someone who is recruited for their specific skills or qualifications not able to do what they do best?

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Team Roles and organisational culture

When you find the recipe for success with an individual or group, it’s tempting to try and reproduce those characteristics. But what are the implications?

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7 reasons why collaborative leadership beats solo leadership hands down

In the past our concepts and experience of leadership have revolved round the solo leader. The leader, familiar to us, is the one with ardent followers who unhesitatingly takes on any role and assumes…

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Creative solutions and the problem with 'Don't bring me problems'

If you tell your team to come to you with problems, not solutions, you're likely to alienate vital people and stifle a culture of inquiry.

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Task or relationship? Discovering your leadership style with Belbin

Leaders who can successfully identify – and work with – the shape of their leadership style, stand a greater chance of improving engagement and harnessing the potential of those they lead.

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