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Reenergising a Depleted Team: 6 Conditions

Many of my clients have been noticing the same thing, “Everyone on my team seems tired…all the time. It seems like they’re in a fog, and I don’t know what to do.” The last two years of volatility, increased employee turnover, supply chain disruptions, and changing workforce expectations about flexibility are culminating in a human …

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Why we are not serious about developing team leaders?

In many of the organisations I work with, I find that teams are a protective factor against the adverse effects of stress and burnout. We know that team leaders and managers play a critical role in the team’s performance and their engagement. Yet many organizations are missing an opportunity to seriously develop team leader capability  …

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Balancing Act: The New Equation in Hybrid Working (Part 1)

The Covid-19 pandemic led to many benefits for workers, one of which is the work-from-home arrangement. As much as it has proven to be cost and time efficient, working remotely has also led to feelings of isolation and burnout for some people as well as issues of visibility for employers. Regardless, the study conducted by …

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Why Diverse Teams Need Psychological Safety to Excel

We know that different perspectives and ideas lead to innovation and better performance. However, in practice, diversity can sometimes hurt team performance resulting in frustration or misunderstanding. Why is this so? Diversity on its own is not enough, we also need enablers to optimise a team’s performance so they can leverage diverse perspectives, skills and …

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Do Start-Ups Need a HRMS?

We don’t need human resources! Structure is the death of good culture! I’m hearing this a lot lately. Particularly from  organisations in start-up stages in the tech space. Whilst these organisations are in the early stages of their evolution, they already have a large number of staff (around 250 or over) and  they do care …

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Transitioning to Hybrid Working

Transitioning to Hybrid Working is not about going back to normal. 2020 was the year the world went remote. Work from home became a daily norm. Two years later, we now see world economies easing into the new normal. However workplaces are anything but ‘back to normal’. Employers want to re-establish normality and employees want …

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Changing Business Culture: News From Geared For Growth

Change or Launch a career in Team Coaching! Join me and fellow Team Coach Andrew Madams for a webinar on team coaching with the 6 Team Conditions framework! If you’re interested in finding out more about how we work with organisations to create high performing teams join us! Wednesday March 9th, 12 midday (9AM AWST) …

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My Top 10 Writers on Organisational Culture (Part 1)

I have dedicated a majority of my working life to building strong organisational cultures. I am obsessed with culture because I believe it is fundamental to the success of any organisation, and in particular, that it is the foundation to motivating a company’s most important asset, its people. A strong and clear organisational culture breaks …

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