The 14th of October marked the first Focus Group meeting on Teams & Beyond. Danny Tuckwood, Co-founder and Director of Teams & Beyond, facilitated the discussion with participants. As a co-creative process, the aim was to generate new thinking from the various perspectives and insights emerging from the group.
Moving a group of people to becoming a team requires some refined skills because people are not as easy to lead or manage as mechanical ‘things’. Things don’t resist, they don’t get their feelings hurt, they don’t show attitude – People do. And that’s the beauty and the challenge… Dealing with people who have their own minds, voices, opinions, attitudes, beliefs, understandings, memories and histories, imaginations and futures, objectives, hopes, dreams, visions, values and a whole lot more…
Constructive feedback plays an essential role in managing team performance and growing an organization or business through alignment. While providing constructive feedback is part of the daily operations of most companies, it is a task even the most experienced of managers battle to navigate. Just a few years ago, it was completely acceptable to tell employees or team members what they’re doing wrong without any thought or consideration about how… Read More »Creating a Safe Space to Deliver Constructive Feedback to Teams
The speed with which businesses around the world have adapted to the new virtual working model is quite remarkable. Companies have managed to continue leading effective teams, maintain high levels of productivity, implement new digital systems – many even showing tremendous growth in turnover. Considering that an event of the nature of a global pandemic hit, it’s reasonable to wonder how this level of success was possible for so many… Read More »Let’s Talk About Toxic Productivity in The Remote Workplace
To operate effectively within any group, organization, business, corporation, etc. requires specific social, relational, and communication skills. These are the skills that enable us to succeed in getting along with others – a key component of leadership, management and entrepreneurship. When we get along well with others, we create and invite a spirit of camaraderie and team spirit.
To effectively manage a team, there are a few characteristics and management skills that you absolutely need in your toolbox. Here is our list of the 15 most effective team management skills for getting the best results through your team…
Leadership can be extremely challenging, especially if you find yourself in a leadership role that you are not fully prepared for.
This is where Teams & Beyond becomes important in your leadership journey.