Conflict is one of the few hallmarks I see in all high performing teams. It is not a “bad thing” to be avoided, quite the reverse. In my experience, teams that avoid all conflict eschew all hope of excellence
What do you do when one of your key players is struggling to perform? How do you decide whether they can turn things around or if you need to make a change? Here are the four questions to help you make that call..
The biggest challenge for entrepreneurs and change-makers is how to get others to see the value of their ideas. The one thing to remember though, is that their rejection is no reflection on your idea. Here’s why…
Year after year, non-profits continue to try and wrestle strategies from convoluted, backward-looking, MBA-style processes, which shed virtually no light on the one or two meaningful conversations they actually need to have.
Many teams are struggling to deliver the day job, let alone something new and “exciting”; and they’re exceptionally tired – burnout is a real and present danger all round. So how do we safely traverse this energy barrier?
Most of us have had to make some major decisions since the start of the pandemic, but as we look towards another year, some of the problems were going to have to address are of a different order of magnitude entirely.
These are not normal circumstances. This is a one-off. A defining point in time. This is the moment of transition between the pre-Covid world and the post-Covid world. This is the time for impossible dreams.
Across the sector we’ve witnessed new level of agility, responsiveness, decisive confidence, pace and problem solving. The worst thing any of us could do is to put that down to “crisis response”.
In every organisation, in some way, shape or form, most people are attached to what the organisation currently does, and they will all have sensible and measured reasons for diluting any ambitions for change.
If we want our organisations to rapidly recover from the battering of 2020, we need to fundamentally rethink our attitudes to investment, ambition, and talent.