The difference between a group, a team, a faction and a cult

Having spent over 30 years working with high performing teams some of my greatest learnings were that: Not every situation requires a team: and that’s OK Not all people are team players: and that’s OK When a key person leaves a functioning team, it takes time to rebuild the team: that’s normal Remote teams can end up creating very different … Read More

How to Turn sad and grumpy groups into high energy teams

I’m having a clear out of my old books and updating the ones I believe are still relevant. When I set off on my ‘team building’ journey; and in particular when I talked about ‘self-managing’ teams, the resistance was immense at all levels of an organisation (hence my first book, ‘Shift Your But’). Once the concept caught on I found … Read More