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Coaching support to what makes a great team; use of Belbin team-role analysis; team building

Leaders need to stand on two legs

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Here are two great expositions of what it takes to be an exceptional leader: John C. Maxwell’s Five Levels of Leadership and Jim Collin’s Level Five Leadership. The detail can be found in their respective books: The Five Levels of Leadership: Proven Steps to Maximize Your Potential, Read More...

No passengers on the bus!

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I’ve been reading the biography of Sir Clive Woodward, the England Rugby coach who coached the England team from 1997-2004, taking them to victory in the 2003 World Cup. He has local associations for Synergy, attending Loughborough University and later playing for Leicester Tigers. I am not yet half way through the book but I am impressed with the way in which Clive combined his love of sport with his learning about team management through his business activities in sales in Xerox and in running a leasing company when he lived in Australia. Last night I read that one of his fundamental keys to success was to make sure he had exactly Read More...

The One Thing That Changes Everything: TRUST

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“Like father like son.” And I like them both, both Stephen R Covey who wrote Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, and his son Stephen M R Covey who has brought out a blockbuster of analysis, subtitled The One Thing That Changes Everything. Stephen has analysed what enables human beings to flourish in relationship with each other. He has not only come up with the core value of TRUST but also identified the impact of trust as a tax or a dividend. The main title of the book is The SPEED Of TRUST.

Covey asks us to list who we trust. And who trusts us? He then Read More...