So far in this blog series on the Six Characteristics of a Resilient Team we have looked at the topics of common purpose, team norms ,trust, candid conversations and resilient thinking. Even if I do say so myself there is a wealth of resource included in these articles so check them out if you haven’t done so… Read more »
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So far in this blog series on the Six Characteristics of a Resilient Team we have looked at the topics of common purpose, team norms, trust, candid conversations and resilient thinking. Even if I do say so myself there is a wealth of resource included in these articles so check them out if you haven’t done so already.The fifth characteristic of a resilient team… Read more »
Last week I shared with you the three things that will help you strengthen trust in your team. Number one was this: Open, inclusive and honest conversations about the things that really matter with equal ‘air time’ and high quality listening. We made a start on this last week with an exercise I shared with you to help you… Read more »
Over the last couple of weeks we’ve been looking at the topic of trust and specifically focusing on what we actually mean by the words trust and trustworthiness. I’m pretty sure that most of us think we are trustworthy.But do others see us as we see ourselves? Trustworthiness, like many things, is in the eye of the beholder.What would our… Read more »
Over the next few weeks I’m sharing my thoughts on the six characteristics of a resilient team and last week I shared the importance of Common Purpose. I was going to talk about Trust this week but I’m going to be doing that next week instead because I want to share something with you that links really… Read more »
Last week, I shared with you the six things that resilient teams do: A resilient team: Has a common purpose; Has a high level of trust for each other (or as Peter Hawkins in his book Leadership Coaching says : ‘enough trust to disclose their mistrust’); Has candid and honest conversations; Can… Read more »
I’m always tempted at this time of year to rush headlong into goal setting. But I’ve found it much more powerful to reflect on the previous year first. These questions work for me:
This year has been a tough one for many reasons. Two tragic events – one family death – my wonderful sister – and one natural disaster (flooding) in our village that, frankly, have been almost too momentous to take in. I count my blessings. Our house was hardly touched in the floods – but… Read more »
Yet another day chasing your tail, wondering how you’re going to get through that meeting, lead your team, talk sense with your boss AND have time to eat lunch? If someone tells you to ‘manage your time better’ you’re going to scream or run away swearing under your breath. What’s the cure?
I recently shared a post giving you 7 ways to significantly reduce your meeting times. One of my loyal (and very experienced) readers Harry Brooks read the article and added these additional tips which I think are great!