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Size Does Matter

by The Belbin Team, 25 Nov 2020

Unsurprisingly, we are asked a myriad of questions in relation to teams. Questions about how to manage team communication, team dynamics, over-running & pointless meetings, disengaged team members...

Management

Not with a bang, but with a whimper

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 20 Oct 2020

Three breakdowns in working relationships and how to fix them. It isn’t always palms on desks in the conference room or raised voices at the water cooler. Often relationships at work can fail quietly.

Teams

“We’ve done Belbin… What do we do now?”

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 01 Oct 2020

We’ve been having a lively discussion in the Belbin office. (Not an uncommon occurrence.) Specifically, we’ve been talking about the number of times we hear, “We’ve done Belbin – what do we do now?"

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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.

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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!

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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

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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.