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How to discover your leadership superpowers

by The Belbin Team, 10 Jun 2021

In one breath, we encourage leaders to be authentic: show ‘the real you’, we say. In the next, we imply that leaders should be able to call on every leadership style and be all things to all people.

Management

Not with a bang, but with a whimper

by The Belbin Team, 24 May 2021

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

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

Recruitment

Why looking for hard skills can be bad for business

by The Belbin Team, 22 Mar 2021

The synergy – or lack of synergy – between a person and a job can be mysterious and difficult to explain. When two candidates look similar on paper, why is one successful in a role and another not?

Management

Belbin fills beds!

by Bert Visser - Belbin Netherlands, 19 Feb 2021

The interaction changed significantly because of the diversity we put in place. The team dynamics increased, there was more listening to each other and more ideas were implemented.

Teams

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.

Seasonal

Belbin Christmas Shopping

by The Belbin Team, 16 Dec 2020

But have you done your shopping yet? Here in the Belbin office, we range from ‘smug’ to ‘not yet feeling the panic’. The question is: how does each Belbin Team Role tackle the joys of Christmas…

Teams

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

9 toxic workplace cultures - and how to address them with Belbin

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Brown, 29 Oct 2020

Diversity of behavioural contributions is essential for a healthy workplace culture. Here we look at what happens when one Team Role behaviour pervades a team or group.