Challenges that all teams face

Challenges that all teams face

In all of the teams that we work with across the globe, we find we are constantly working with very similar themes in  terms of the strengths and challenges in teams. During the writing of our book ” The Team Formula” we have taken the research from our combined 40 plus years of experience and written about the top themes that we see consistently . We decided to write this book as a story. We all know how people love stories and that we are much more engaged in the storytelling format than the “HOW TO”  format. We wanted to be different so we set about writing The Team Formula using this approach. Elisabet and I love telling stories and have spent our life helping people to learn by telling them stories that relate to them and their...

The challenges a leader faces

The challenges a leader faces

  To be a leader can be both rewarding and frustrating. I remember becoming a leader of a team 22 years ago, my very first leadership role, with no leadership experience and very little understanding of what was expected of me. There are very few “born” leaders, if any! We can all do with some guidance, support, new knowledge and ongoing development to become great leaders. We can’t be expected to just know what to do, it’s not that simple. There are a number of challenges that leaders may run into. How about Unmotivated, unengaged team members Conflicts within the team People working too independently, in “silos” People not sharing things with each other, creating overlap and re-work Not knowing what to communicate and when...