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Blog - Team development

How behaviour profiling can help you make a positive “people difference”

Posted by Tracey Willmott - Associate Learning and Development Consultant 13/03/21

SpeakOur facilitator and coach Tracey Willmott draws on her many years of leadership development experience to talk about the benefits of using a behaviour profile to raise our self awareness. Being aware of the effect we have on others is particularly vital when everyone is at sea and feeling the strain...

Wellbeing in lockdown - giving something back

Posted by Tracy Powley 16/11/20

Volunteering handsWith remote working creating a sense of isolation for many and the pandemic fuelling uncertainty and ongoing change, supporting your employees to come together in or with a community to find purpose and create a positive impact beyond their roles, could bring real benefit to all involved.   

Driving Honesty and Safety in Teams

Posted by Helga Davies - Associate Learning and Development Consultant 16/08/19

QuestioningMuch is written about the importance of creating honesty in teams, but knowing how to do this effectively can be challenging. In this blog our facilitator and coach Helga Davies looks at some practical questions teams can ask themselves to help them create a culture of “truth speaking” 

Owning up is easy? Learning from our mistakes

Posted by Tracy Powley 14/05/18

Thumbs upOur article in this edition of the Institute of Leadership and Management magazine The Edge looks at how we can maximise the chances of learning from mistakes in work and that the responsibility doesn’t all lie with the person making the mistake!

Learning at work - how to develop your team without it costing a fortune!

Posted by Tracy Powley 11/05/18

LLearning at work weekIts Learning at Work Week so a great opportunity to look at the numerous ways we can develop our people at work... without it breaking the bank!

Belbin meets Heavy Metal!

Posted by Chris Brown 13/10/17

Chris Brown, coach and trainer explores how Belbin’s Team Roles apply beyond work teams and helps explain why ‘rock and roll’ can be such a volatile business!

Why a free banana may not be enough!

Posted by Tracy Powley 18/08/16

bananasWellbeing is quite rightly rising to the top of many organisation agendas – but our recent experiences suggest organisations are not always tackling the most important areas first...

How to combat the “back to work blues”!

Posted by Tracy Powley 01/09/15

UnhappyAs the holiday season comes to an end, school years start again and evenings start to draw in, many employees will be struggling to kick start their motivation at work...

5 ways to ensure your remote / home workers feel involved

Posted by Debbie Stanfield 27/05/15

Happy at Work How do you keep your remote or home workers engaged and feeling part of the team?

How to develop your team without it costing a fortune!

Posted by Stella Chandler 14/05/15

Learning at Work WeekLet’s celebrate Learning at Work Week by looking at the numerous development opportunities which exist at work...