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An interview with the founders of an ice-cream company

by The Belbin Team | The Oppo Brothers, 16 Aug 2019

We spent a morning with the healthy ice-cream start-up Oppo. We spoke with the founders Harry and Charlie Thuillier to get their views on why they saw a need to use Belbin.

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The power of ‘thank you’

by The Belbin Team, 11 Jul 2019

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’...

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Stop them running for the door

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 25 Jun 2019

People don’t leave organisations, they leave managers, right? Wrong. That’s according to Culture Amp, who have conducted a literature review to dispute the findings of data giants, Gallup.

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A new emerging CIPD culture?

by The Belbin Team, 18 Jun 2019

We have exhibited at the CIPD’s London show for over twenty years, and we thought we had our customers sussed. But now the show has changed, have the customers changed too?

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Change change change...

by The Belbin Team, 14 May 2019

I first heard of Belbin as a result of online research. A Director wanted to work with his team during a period of intense change. He needed to understand where people would be best suited...

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Task or relationship? Discovering your leadership style with Belbin

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Bird, 25 Apr 2019

Leaders who can successfully identify – and work with – the shape of their leadership style, stand a greater chance of improving engagement and harnessing the potential of those they lead.

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How to Handle Difficult People

by The Belbin Team, 08 Apr 2019

Personal factors figure very strongly in some situations. Clashes of personality occur when two people have divergent approaches. Here opposite Team Role patterns might provide a clue to the problem.

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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…

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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.