Category Archives for TeamMember

Career a set of golden handcuffs ?

Alan  never noticed as the golden handcuffs closed on his career. The soft click as they locked was muffled by the constant inner chatter of his mind. Not at all an unpleasant chatter, just like the

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How’s your team?

One of the challenges with any team is getting an objective view of what’s really going on. As every team is different, there’s never a ‘one size fits all’ solution. (and hence

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Lighten up, for goodness sake !

Working with teams is always a great privilege. Not only do I get to meet some interesting people, but I also get the opportunity to learn a bit about their lives, and how they build their “map

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Mission, Vision… and product.

I confess that our family wakes to the dulcet and highly entertaining tales of Chris Evans’ Radio 2 breakfast show on a daily basis. More than just him, it’s clearly a team effort –

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Dont put me in a box…

After a recent seminar, one of the attendees; who is trained as an NLP Master practitioner, as I am; came up to me and after a fleeting complement said “I disagree with you.”. “Over what

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To be different…

There’s an old saying (also an NLP presupposition, see Seymour & O’Connor) that goes along the lines of “If you keep on doing what you’ve always done, you’ll keep on getting what you’ve

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Everyone wants…

Are you satisfied, truly satisfied, with your life? I guess if you are, you’d not be reading this, but hey ! if you really are, then you’ve learned to “be content in everything’ as St Paul wrote.

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Quotas and email

It may seem odd to start with something on tools, but team effectiveness follows from personal effectiveness in the same way as team leadership flows from personal leadership. And given that most of us

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