Team building


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Why There Needs To Be a Different You in 2022

Could you commit murder? In the movie “The Push”, Psychological Illusionist Derren Brown uses social pressure to convince ordinary, decent, real-life individuals to become increasingly socially compliant until they commit murder. Have many of us have lost our objectivity because of social pressure? Can socialization and corporate culture strip us of our capacity to think …

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How Silence Messes Up Teamwork Plus A 4-Step Solution

What if the complainers are not your biggest problem? What if silence has deafened your ears to serious underlying issues? What if suffering in silence is masking serious discontent? Beneath S-Style Behaviour In our DISCerning Model of Communication, S-Style behaviour is represented as “Reserved/People-oriented”. Features include a willingness to overlook issues with the philosophy that …

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How To Improve Team Performance By Being Yourself

Team building exercises emphasize that there is no “I” in TEAM. But there is an equally important sense in which teams fail to function at their best when we fail to wield our personal influence. There is room for recognizing the importance of the YOU in teams. GROUP THINK One of the challenges that organizations …

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Your teams could rebound faster but for homophily!

This is inspired by Matthew Syed’s Rebel Ideas (2019). Syed wraps thought-provoking discourse around the concept of homophily and its negative impact. The issue is especially relevant as you seek to grapple with a changed and rapidly changing environment. HOMOPHILY Homophily is the tendency for people to seek out or be attracted to those who are similar to themselves. There is …

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