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The Nine Categories 1. Accountability

Top symptoms and actions required All too often, organisations fundamentally misunderstand the concept of “accountability” as meaning having someone to blame when things go wrong. However, accountability is one of the most precious attributes found in a high-performing team.  It…

Demolishing the Transformational Change Myths

Many organisations accept that they must change the way their organisations function in order to progress and prosper in the 21st century business world. They’re right! Old models of leadership are now, at best, sub-optimal. Modern leadership is about horizontal…

Improving Trust Within Teams

What is a trust? What relevance does it have in the 21st-century workplace? How can we build it? The origins of trust Millions of years ago, our ancestors were essentially social creatures. As far as scientists can say for certain,…

Top Tips for Avoiding Employee Communication Gaffs

Sometimes, even the most responsible and enlightened company can slip up and issue a communication that can prove “problematic” in terms of employee relations. It’s perhaps necessary to be a little sage about such things and accept that the odd…

What is Success in Leadership?

Over the centuries, literally hundreds of millions of words have been written trying to define what constitutes success for leaders. In theory, it’s easy. You can pick someone from history, such as Napoleon and talk about his great victories on…

Common Team Morale and Culture Myths

With our extensive experience in this area, we know that myths exist relating to team morale, performance and culture. Here we offer some of our corrective observations. “Teams take their morale from the overall company morale” Not necessarily – that…

Managing Teamwork across Multiple Teams

The thought of trying to manage the activities of multiple teams often sends an apprehensive shiver down the spines of leaders – including those who’ve had previous experience in the area! To fear or not to fear? Their immediate fears…