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
Using Team Roles as a means of understanding the diversity of contributions required in effective teams.
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...
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?
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?
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?
It’s party time and everyone has a role to play. Can you spot yourself and your colleagues?
In recruitment, a purple squirrel is someone who has the right education, set of experience and range of qualifications to fit a job’s requirements. Sounds pretty perfect, so why doesn’t it work?
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.