5 Tips To Help Your New Team Perform

Bruce Tuckman’s wise words about the 4 stages of development (Forming, Storming, Norming and Performing) are as relevant now as they were 50 years ago. Improving the performance of a team right from the outset is important, so here are 5 ways you can get them started on the right foot: 1.       Embrace Different Strengths Read more…

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What Should Your Team Achieve At A Team Building Day?

Team building days present a unique opportunity to achieve a number of positive outcomes for your team, some of which we will mention in this blog. The potential of team building events can often be lost due to rushed planning, a simple lack of energy and fun and some unrealistic expectations, but a good team Read more…

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Five Ideas For Instant Team Motivation

Improving your team’s motivation doesn’t always have to cost the company money. Read our top tips on how you can improve your team’s morale with little effort and no monetary investment! 1. Take time to thank your team at least once a day. Try not to stick to just a simple ‘Thank you’ when they Read more…

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3 Lessons Our Children Can Teach Us About Leadership

When thinking about leadership in the workplace we often concentrate on lessons learned from our bosses. But our children could be teaching us more about leadership than we actually realise. If we pay attention to our children we can learn these 3 lessons from them, and apply this to leadership in the office: Children can Read more…

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Avoid These Top 3 Leadership Fails

Making mistakes is often forgiven when the outcome is small but when bad decisions are made by leaders, the outcomes can be far, far worse. Here are the top 3 leadership fails: Social Media – Social media has grown 10-fold over the last decade and although it gives people and companies a licence to share Read more…

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5 Unusual Ways To Work Smarter, Not Harder

Working in a busy city like London can be physically draining and putting in extra hours might seem like the only thing to do, but working smarter instead of harder could be a better use of your time. 1.       Take Naps At Google, those employees that put in additional hours can enjoy a nap in Read more…

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Ever Wanted To Work At Apple?

While we were researching how to retain energy, culture and innovation for a fast-growing client, we found a recruitment film by Apple. Apple is a business that strives for constant improvement and this video gives you an insight into their working culture.

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Which World Cup Team Are You?

With the 2014 World Cup in Brazil around the corner there are a number of ‘teams’ on show, including the players, the management and the administration making it all happen. But, which World Cup team is most like your team? Has your team shown a huge improvement over the last few years? – Your team Read more…

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Embarrassing Miscalculations Made By Teams

With news of French state-owned railway company SNCF creating over 2,000 new trains that are too wide for a number of station platforms we thought it would be interesting to look at other miscalculations made by teams that have proved to be very costly… The Houses of Parliament in London are home to the Big Read more…

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Are You In The Wrong Job?

According to Gallup, 82% of employees that bear the title of ‘manager’ are not up to their job. For most employees that strive to gain the addition of manager to their job title finally reaching that moment can be a proud one. The title helps to convey status, success and at times, power. So, it Read more…

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