“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
Victoria is back in the office! Read her thoughts on being on furlough, how she feels about coming back, and the opportunities for the future.
We hear a lot about what teams need for high performance. Purpose, accountability, balance… But how does conventional wisdom stack up against the evidence?
We've been WFH for a while now. We may have the tech in place and feel we know what we're doing, but managing virtual working is much more than Zoom meetings. The language of Belbin can help.
“Gigging” (or taking on a series of short-term contracts) is on the rise. But what does a gig economy mean for the way we work together? And how can Belbin help you from one gig to the next?
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.
We can’t say it enough at the moment: we know that there’s more to the current crisis than Team Roles. But events are unfolding quickly. Many managers can’t see their teams...
Returning to the 6 basics of how we work best. In these uncertain times, we’re all trying to figure out what to do next. When it comes down to it, what matters is how we behave...
With the disruption that COVID – 19 is having on the world, and with the uncertainty of what each day brings, we believe that understanding ourselves, and those we work with, is as important as ever.