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Posts in Team development

How to lead extraverts and introverts

16th Mar, 2015
Managing Introverts and Extroverts

Great infographic from Insights on the different leadership / management styles required for extraverts and introverts. Click here now for more on Insights Discovery.

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Have you considered a Myers-Briggs Team Day?

1st Feb, 2014
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Have you considered a Myers Briggs Team Day training course to help with team development and team building? Here is some feedback from a day I did recently: ”  I have spoken to all who attended and they all enjoyed it and found it very useful. Some comments that were made were: “a very interesting, […]

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Myers Briggs for NHS Teams – Team Development

22nd Apr, 2012

Many NHS trusts are increasingly interested in raising performance through improving the way teams within the organisation perform and work together. The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator we have found is a great way to bring teams together as it highlights in a very non-judgemental way how different personalities interact in a work environment. We have worked […]

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School Staff Team Building using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

28th Feb, 2012

Many schools are increasingly interested in raising performance through improving the way all staff work together. The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator we have found is a great way to bring teams together as it highlights in a very non-judgemental way how different personalities interact in a work environment. In a team day or half day we […]

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ROI for executive coaching

26th Jun, 2010

In their book ‘the Extraordinary Coach’ Zenger and Stinett quote their own research that shows a positive correlation between coaching and employee commitment, employee satisfaction and employee effort. If you want to increase employee engagement then a coaching culture is a prerequisite, it seems. Talk to us about creating a coaching culture.

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Effective Employee Engagement = Business Success

22nd May, 2010

Interesting intro to employee engagement via business link:  Employee Engagement

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Making Change Stick- The Masai and Logical Levels

26th Nov, 2009

Research by Gregory Bateson and Robert Dilts suggests that we have a hierarchy in the way we think about things. They identified six ‘logical levels of thought’, each level providing different information and building on the level below.

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Are we are all biased?

3rd Aug, 2009

In his latest article for People Management magazine Binna Kandola explains that “psychological research quite clearly demonstrates that all human beings are biased”. The key, he contends, is that we need to be aware of our biases in order to maximize our opportunities and performance in a diverse society. Self awareness is one of the cornerstones of emotional intelligence which in turn has been shown to correlate with leadership success.

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Apollo 11. 40 years on – Leading Teams with a compelling direction.

30th Jul, 2009

Over the past few weeks you have no doubt seen some of the coverage of the 40th anniversary of landing on the moon. You may have noticed that much of the coverage has focused on how such a difficult goal could only be achieved through teamwork.

One thing that struck me was the compelling direction that President Kennedy gave the NASA team in his speech in May 1961

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