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Take one for the team? How to tackle work you don't enjoy

by The Belbin Team , 01 Jul 2021

Gallup tells us that employees who play to their strengths are six times more likely to be engaged. Nice work if you can get it, but what happens if you don’t have the opportunity?

Management

7 reasons why collaborative leadership beats solo leadership hands down

by The Belbin Team | Victoria Brown, 17 Jun 2021

For decades, we were sold solo leadership as the only way. Even today, many organisations hold true to the model. Here are 7 reasons why collaborative leaders are the future, and how Belbin helps.

Management

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

Using Belbin Team Roles in Conakry | Republic of Guinea

by Jacques Fulcrant | Managing Director | Valoritis Conseil, 06 May 2021

Belbin Team Roles have been used as part of an exciting project in the West African republic of Guinea, where a wide range of services and opportunities is being developed by the Bolloré.

Career development

5 ways Belbin helps cultivate a growth mindset

by The Belbin Team, 16 Apr 2021

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

How do you eat yours?

by The Belbin Team, 26 Mar 2021

The first UK Bank Holidays of the year are on the horizon and with them, the overeating of chocolate. Here’s our take on how each Team Role might eat their Cadbury Creme Egg.

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?