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Solo vs. Team Leadership

by The Belbin Team, 20 Mar 2019

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…

Management

Making the theoretical relevant

by The Belbin Team, 14 Mar 2019

“I’ve done Belbin with the team – what do I do now?” Of course, this is a question without a stock answer as there are so many variables. We really need to back up a level.

Management

What if we’ve been approaching negotiation all wrong?

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 07 Mar 2019

Negotiations are opportunities for collaboration. Going in with a pre-determined agenda of points sets up expectations that the process will be protracted and painstaking

Management

Breaking Cultural Stereotypes

by The Belbin Team | Tom Robson, 14 Feb 2019

Using Team Roles as a means of understanding the diversity of contributions required in effective teams.

Teams

Get your coat, you've pulled!

by The Belbin Team, 12 Feb 2019

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day let’s take a look at how each of the 9 Belbin Team Roles might go about asking someone out on a date...

Management

Team Roles and Organisational Culture

by The Belbin Team, 29 Jan 2019

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?

Management

Under pressure: how well do you cope with challenging situations?

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 24 Jan 2019

Pressure. Some people thrive on it; others buckle. But how can we predict someone’s reaction? And if we have an idea of what this reaction will be, how can we help people to develop?

Career development

New Year, but who are you?

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 02 Jan 2019

The New Year offers an ideal opportunity to take stock and invest time and attention in ourselves and our goals. How do we ensure that we are setting realistic goals to instil long-lasting changes?

Teams

Project Planning the Christmas Party

by The Belbin Team, 13 Dec 2018

It’s party time and everyone has a role to play. Can you spot yourself and your colleagues?