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Working Effectively In A Diverse Team

At some level we all understand that if we are able to pull together the collective experience, knowledge and wisdom of teams we will achieve a much better outcome.   On the other hand what we understand and what we actually put into action is often very different. Within any professional field you have groups […]

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Creating The Conditions For Success On Teams

TEAM Together Everyone Achieves More At some level or another most leaders and managers get this.  Yet sometimes leaders don’t create the conditions for achieving success through teams. Duncan Brodie helps professionals to become highly effective leaders and managers.

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The Challenges Of Getting Teams To Work Together

Like most good managers or leaders, you understand the benefits of teams working together. At the same time you probably recognize that there are challenges too. So what are the key challenges of getting teams to work together? Challenge 1: We are conditioned to look after Number One Think about it, most of the time […]

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The Core Components for Successful Team Working

Being part of a successful team is not just a lot of fun but hugely motivating too. While it might seem like successful team working just happens by chance, the reality is quite different. So what are the core components for successful team working? Core Component 1: A Clear Purpose If any team is going […]

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Six Key Factors In Successful Teams

We all know that teams have the potential to achieve great things for organisations. At the same time, this is by no means guaranteed. So what are the six key factors in any successful team? Factor 1: Skills If a team is to succeed, it needs to have the right skills, qualities and attributes. In […]

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3 Blocks To Effective Team Work

Without doubt, teams working together can produce a better result than any one individual working in isolation. In many ways, anything of real significance can only be achieved through teams. While there may be someone who is attributed with a great breakthrough, the reality is that they generally have many teams of people who help […]

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6 Leadership Insights From The Acumen Business Law Convention 2013

I attended the 2013 Acumen Business Law convention at the Grand Hotel in Brighton yesterday.  It was the second time and once again delivered great value.   A big theme of the convention was an area that is of great interest to me, which is leadership.  So what did I learn about leadership from the […]

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What To Do When You Have A High Performing Team

As a leader and manager you always want to deliver great performance.  At the same time leading or managing or high performing team brings some specific challenges, not least complacency. So if you are leading or managing a high performing team, how do you make sure it stays that way? Continually Set New Challenges High […]

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6 Myths About Team Success

We all recognise that teams have the potential to achieve great things. There are many great examples of teams of people pulling together to achieve great results, sometimes in extreme circumstances. At the same time there often a lot of myths about teams too. Myth #1: They Have A Great Leader Of course leaders contribute […]

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What To Do When Your Team Is Not Performing

Teams have huge potential. Unfortunately there is a huge gulf between potential and performance. Imagine you are one of the best performing leaders and managers in your organisation and you are brought in to lead or manage a team that is not performing. How are you going to respond? One option might be to read […]

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