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The Belbin Team Role Guide to Football Supporters

by The Belbin Team, 11 Jul 2024

It looks like it's coming home. Can you recognise yourself, your family and friends when they are watching the game?

A Belbin Team Role Guide to Running a Half Marathon

by Tracy Eke | The Belbin Team, 04 Mar 2024

A member of the Belbin team took part in the annual local half marathon here in Cambridge and that got us thinking about how different Team Roles might approach running a half marathon.


How to work smarter as a team in 2024

by The Belbin Team, 02 Jan 2024

What do you and your team want to achieve this year? Are you working on an important new project? Do you need to communicate more effectively to stop things slipping through the cracks? Is the right…

Saber-toothed tigers and the workplace: managing difficult working relationships

by Fenlan Miller, 14 Dec 2023

Our primitive fight-or-flight response can be triggered by situations with difficult co-workers. Can we overcome this by fostering psychologically safety to encourage 'constructive conflict' at work?


Does your team speak 'Belbin'?

by The Belbin Team, 22 Sep 2023

With Belbin, you find out what you are – a Plant, a Resource Investigator etc – and then you tell everyone in your team and stick to the work that suits you. Right? Not exactly.


The power of ‘thank you’

by The Belbin Team, 21 Sep 2023

Did you know that more than a quarter of us (29%) feel undervalued in our current role? It turns out that, in many cases, the simple act of a manager taking the opportunity to say ‘thank you’...

A Belbin Team Role Guide to Skydiving

by Tracy Eke | The Belbin Team, 31 Aug 2023

With a member of the Belbin team gearing up for their first charity skydive, it got us thinking about how different Team Roles might approach a skydive.


How do you eat yours?

by The Belbin Team, 29 Mar 2023

The first UK Bank Holidays of the year are on the horizon and with them, the overeating of chocolate. Here’s our take on how each Team Role might eat their Creme Egg.


Opposites Attract

by Victoria Brown | The Belbin Team, 02 Feb 2023

In the course of our research and consultancy programmes, we spend a lot of time analysing and advising on interpersonal chemistry at work.