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Eight key business trends for 2022

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Brown, 06 Jan 2022

Whilst we are still navigating unchartered territory with regards to COVID-19, there is a renewed focus on adaptation, resilience and finding more sustainable ways of living and working.

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How to improve teamwork skills

by The Belbin Team, 24 Mar 2021

We all understand the importance of teamwork in the workplace and the value of good communication. Here are 5 simple tricks to making yourself a more effective team player

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Virtual Teamwork and Belbin Team Roles

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Brown, 28 Jan 2021

At Belbin, we wanted to find out more how ‘going remote’ is affecting all areas of work, including engagement, productivity and management. This is what we found.

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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...

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Is your team missing this most hidden form of diversity?

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Brown, 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

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Psychological safety in a world of uncertainty

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Brown, 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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Intellect and individual endeavour in Belbin's Apollo teams

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Brown, 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 Brown, 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?

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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.