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Five Types of Teams for 2022

5 Different Types of Teams for 2022 The way we work has changed across the last few years. It stands to reason then that the way we connect as teams is also evolving. What are the different types of teams that organisations need to think about in 2022? By definition, a team is: ‘a group …

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Fun Activities for Online Meetings

Three Fun Activities For Online Meetings When it comes to fun activities for online meetings, it can be the last thing on our list when we just need to get the work done. But the way that we work has changed. Remember when the world first moved en-masse away from face-to-face meetings in favour of …

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What are the benefits of leadership training?

Great leaders aren’t born, they’re trained. And if you aren’t investing in training your leaders, you are missing a vital opportunity to shape your culture. So what are the benefits of leadership training? Leadership training helps to change behaviour, and in today’s ever evolving hybrid-virtual-contact world, having leaders with the confidence and skills to evolve …

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Is leadership training effective?

If you learned a new language for a day, and then never spoke it again. Would that have been an effective use of your time? Unlikely. The same is true for leadership training, for it to be effective, it needs to be put into action. True leadership development only becomes a return on investment when …

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Is leadership training important?

Short answer—yes. Long answer—also yes—if it’s effective training. A question often gets asked by some organisations – ‘What if you train people and they leave? All that investment, walking out the door. It’s true and it can happen. But there’s a confronting alternative. What if you DON’T train your people and they STAY?’. The way …

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6 Must-read leadership books of 2022

6 Must-Read Leadership Books of 2022 Looking to expand your leadership skills in 2022? Have you made the New Years resolution to invest more in your own development? Here at PT books are our weakness. The expansion of ideas, the latest research and the challenge of possibility that great books offer is something we can’t …

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workplace wellbeing manifesto

Workplace wellbeing manifesto

Google’s workplace wellbeing manifesto has been making the rounds on LinkedIn as of late, and it’s something that’s certainly caught our attention. Given the disruption and uncertainty workplaces have faced throughout the pandemic, there is no better time to craft and share a meaningful wellbeing manifesto.  When done well, a workplace wellbeing manifesto offers employees …

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meeting-free workdays

The rise of meeting-free workdays

Not all meetings are created equal, but there’s no denying that they are an important element of what we call work.  Have you ever considered what it would be like to have meeting-free workdays in your organisation? Perhaps you’ve been dreaming of it, holding on to hope that someday soon you’ll have a clear calendar …

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5 minute team building activities

5 minute team building activities for virtual teams

Whether you’re kicking off a virtual team collaboration session or need to lift the energy of a group that is falling victim to post-lunch drowsiness, it’s handy to have a few 5-minute team building activities up your sleeve. With workplaces operating largely in remote or hybrid work structures, we figured it was about time for …

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workplace wellbeing initiatives

5 workplace wellbeing initiatives to inspire you

Workplace wellbeing initiatives have quickly moved up the ladder of prioritisation in workplaces globally since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. As workplaces continue to adjust to ongoing flexible work practices and rolling lockdowns, a proactive focus on both mental and physical employee wellbeing is essential for long-term success. There are plenty of organisations stepping …

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