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Is your team missing this most hidden form of diversity?

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 09 Sep 2020

There’s a kind of diversity we can’t see. There is a type of diversity that is less visible, a journey we’ve barely even started. And it’s the only type of diversity proven to enhance team performance

Teams

Psychological safety in a world of uncertainty

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 02 Sep 2020

For many of us, the global pandemic has necessitated enormous changes in the way we work and it’s now, when teams are at their most vulnerable, that psychological safety is most important.

Teams

A Belbin Team Role Guide to Photography

by The Belbin Team, 26 Aug 2020

We’re all photographers now. With our smart phones glued to our hands, every event must be recorded to be shared. Here’s our Belbin Team Role guide to taking the the perfect photo!

Teams

Apollo Teams: Unpicking ‘clever’

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 26 Aug 2020

“Before we tinker with the team design, let’s verify the basic principles. In a business simulation exercise that places an emphasis on cleverness, the cleverest teams should win.” Aka the Apollo Team

Teams

10 surprising things that teams need

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 06 Aug 2020

We hear a lot about what teams need for high performance. Purpose, accountability, balance… But how does conventional wisdom stack up against the evidence?

Teams

Back at my desk

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 06 Aug 2020

Victoria is back in the office! Read her thoughts on being on furlough, how she feels about coming back, and the opportunities for the future.

Management

A Belbin Team Role Guide to Managing Your Team When No-one Is In The Office...

by The Belbin Team, 07 Jul 2020

We've been WFH for a while now. We may have the tech in place and feel we know what we're doing, but managing virtual working is much more than Zoom meetings. The language of Belbin can help.

Management

Get Gigging with Belbin

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 06 Jul 2020

“Gigging” is on the rise. It’s broadly described as freelancing or taking on a series of short-term contracts... But what does a gig economy mean for the way we work together?

Teams

Does your team speak 'Belbin'?

by The Belbin Team, 04 May 2020

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.