Category Archives: Teamwork

Why you and your colleagues don’t trust your manager.

“The propensity for email, texting and quick-type apps has led us to forget some of our people skills, including distinguishing the nuances of language and meaning, fostering of a feeling of belonging among groups of people, and knowing our bosses … Continue reading

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Gorillas (and monkeys) in the mist

This week I have asked an old friend, Orlando Kimber, to write a guest Blog for us.  Orlando is a marketing specialist, and last week he and I were discussing some common dysfunctionalities we come across working with our clients. … Continue reading

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Unlocking Introverted Creativity

This week I’m looking for help.  Yes, that’s right, this Blog isn’t just a one way street, you know! I’m looking for your input into the design of a workshop I have coming up on the subject of Innovation and … Continue reading

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Shut up and get some work done!

As someone who helps people to invest money in developing the effectiveness of their teams, this one has come as a bit of a shock.  It’s a challenge to the age-old paradigm that (to quote BusinessDictionary.com):  ” A team becomes … Continue reading

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Theorists: who needs them?

I spend much of my professional life working in what you might call Team Development.  Businesses invite me to help their team to be more effective, which I do in various ways ranging from the reasonably predictable to what I … Continue reading

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Why the world should be run by teenagers

I was reminded this week of  the power of having an open mind. To be honest I wasn’t just reminded.  I was whacked on the side of my thick skull with a baseball bat of a reminder.  My head still hurts, … Continue reading

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