Why Family Doesn’t Fit as a Model for Business Teams

In the world of business, the notion of treating teams like family is often touted as an ideal. However, upon closer examination, this analogy may not hold up. Here are six reasons why the familial model isn’t the best fit for business teams: 1. Varied Experiences Not everyone’s experience of family is the same....

Why personal and professional growth must precede organisational growth. 

In the ever-evolving landscape of business, the pursuit of growth is a constant. Organisations invest significant time, effort, and resources into crafting growth strategies, expanding market reach, and enhancing product offerings. However, one crucial aspect often overlooked in the pursuit of organisational success is the role of personal and professional development as the precursor...

Virtually perfect: Leading teams with a new miracle question.

Introduction Leading virtual teams is a skill that demands a unique set of strategies compared to traditional in-person teams. As a virtual team leader, you hold the key to unlocking your team’s potential and driving success. In this blog, we will explore one fundamental question that can transform your virtual leadership approach and create...

How to master the ‘follow-through’ of organisational transformation.

Change programmes are notoriously difficult to design but even more challenging to embed across an organisation in the longer term. Aside from times of merger and acquisition, organisations are under regulatory pressure to change; they also face pressure to change from their customers, shareholders and even from their workforce.  For too long organisations have...

Crystal ball and the future of work.

How to plan effectively for the future of work.

Many of us love engaging with new ideas, new applications of old ideas, challenges to established thinking and almost anything that is new, even if only to dismiss it swiftly and move on, to the next thing that comes along to grab our attention. Perhaps it is no surprise then that articles on LinkedIn,...

New change research finding for COOs

As Chief Operating Officers (COOs), driving organisational transformation is a critical responsibility. However, the path to successful transformation is often riddled with challenges and uncertainties. In this blog post, we will explore key insights gained from interviews with industry experts, shedding light on the complexities of transformation and providing guidance for COOs looking to...

Debunking, for good, the three most common coaching myths.

60 second summary Coaching continues to grow, both as a market offering and industry as well as a place of confusion. Whilst coaching, executed well, can help bring about amazing results for individuals, teams and organisations (which you can measure … See BONUS at the end of this feature) the speed of growth has...

You choose. How to de-risk your supplier decisions.

1 minute summary You run the risk of not spending enough time and thought into your supplier decisions because you are busy and anyway Mary, who you met at an HR Roundtable event recommended someone, so you’re all good. Transformation – be that individual leader/manager, team or the whole organisation – need the right...

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