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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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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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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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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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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 for leadership teams

Senior leadership teams often aren't teams by any recognisable standard. What do we mean by team and how can we ensure success at the top?

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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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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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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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Take one for the team? How to tackle work you don't enjoy

Gallup tells us that employees who play to their strengths are six times more likely to be engaged. Nice work if you can get it, but what happens if you don’t have the opportunity?

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Belbin and Tuckman: Supporting your team at every stage

Tuckman studied teams from formation to completion and identified crucial stages in a team’s life cycle. Belbin’s observations of teams uncovered nine Belbin Team Roles. So how do the two fit together

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Why Teams Matter

We spend a lot of time exploring what makes teams work and how to improve their effectiveness, but how often do we stop and think about why and when to deploy teams in the first place?

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