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Belbin Christmas Shopping

by The Belbin Team, 05 Dec 2018

There’s no avoiding it. The advent calendars are open and Michael Bublé is telling you that it’s beginning to look a lot like… Christmas! The question is – have you done your shopping yet?

Management

Distrust, politics, infighting and gossip

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 05 Dec 2018

Companies are paying the price for avoiding feedback. We might think we’re dodging a bullet by using self-reporting personality tests. But avoiding candid feedback can spell disaster for teams.

Career development

5 ways Belbin helps cultivate a growth mindset

by Belbin | Victoria Bird, 28 Nov 2018

Does our culture rely too heavily on the idea of “innate talent” as a measure of potential, discouraging people from making the effort – and the mistakes – needed to learn and grow?

Teams

Belbin and Project Teams

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 20 Nov 2018

How do you break the ice and establish rapport quickly? How do you create a collaborative, engaged atmosphere and work towards psychological safety while ensuring the work stays on schedule?

Management

Anxiety at work - a force for good?

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 13 Nov 2018

Have you experienced the impact of anxiety in your team? How does it affect the team's performance? Who in your team is likely to be driven by anxiety? How is this managed, so that it is beneficial?

Management

Promoted to incompetence

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 05 Nov 2018

The hidden dangers of rewarding performance with managerial responsibility

Teams

Happy Halloween

by The Belbin Team, 29 Oct 2018

Have a look at our guide to how the Team Roles might approach pumpkin carving this Halloween...

Teams

Groupthink and the importance of behavioural diversity

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 22 Oct 2018

What’s the tipping-point? When does a team become a group? How does the psychology change, and what influence does this have on individual behaviours?

Teams

Embracing change with Belbin

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 08 Oct 2018

How do you ensure buy-in from individuals who might be quite happy with the status quo – or at least see only the disadvantages of short-term chaos and upheaval?