managing hybrid teams

How to manage your hybrid team effectively

When it comes to managing hybrid teams there are plenty of unique situations, conversations, and challenges that can arise. The hybrid team structure is becoming increasingly popular as organisations continue to offer remote working options to their employees, while also encouraging team members to work from a shared office space when desired or when required …

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leading hybrid teams

Leading hybrid teams | Tips and techniques for leaders

Leading hybrid teams presents a whole host of new challenges and concerns for leaders. If you’ve recently joined a hybrid team or are about to transition to a hybrid team structure, this article is for you. Read on to find out our best tips and techniques for leading hybrid teams.   Leading hybrid teams | …

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12 must-read leadership books to add to your reading list

With the morning and evening commute out the window for most of us, we reckon it’s about time we fill up some of that spare time with some good quality leadership books. Adding a bit of personal development to your day really is quite simple when you think of it this way. So, if you’ve …

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A virtual conference experience like no other

What do you do when restrictions on public gatherings and travel are at an all time high, but there are still hundreds of disadvantaged children across the water relying on your support and fundraising efforts? In 2020, one of our longest standing charity partners, Hands Across The Water, decided to take their annual leadership conference …

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virtual team leadership

3 virtual team leadership skills to strengthen this year

Now more than ever, virtual team leadership skills have become quite the commodity. With Gallup reporting that 54% of respondents believe the shift to remote work will last until the end of 2020 and beyond, we’re predicting an ongoing increase in demand for exceptional virtual leaders.  But what makes someone a great virtual leader? And …

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challenges of virtual leadership

Common challenges of virtual leadership in 2020

While many leaders have taken the shift to remote work in their stride, it’s inevitable that there are going to be new (and incredibly common) challenges that they’ll come up against. From misinterpretation of requests to feedback conversations that end with things left unsaid, we’re entering a whole new realm of leadership that has no …

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The power of taking a coaching approach with your team

In the current world of working from home and managing teams in a more dispersed and dynamic fashion, traditional approaches to management and communication simply won’t work.  Leaders and managers need to be able to balance supporting their people so they can individually establish their own autonomy to complete their tasks, while providing opportunities for …

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performance review conversations

Performance review conversations amidst COVID-19

Where in the past you’d be sitting down face to face with your team members, keeping the review aligned to BAU, there’s no way to have this year’s performance review conversations without speaking to the changes we’ve all experienced throughout 2020. Let’s take this opportunity to review the performance review process, and explore how you …

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underperformance in virtual teams

Addressing underperformance in your virtual team

Do you need to have an underperformance conversation with a team member? In the past these performance conversations would be had in person, face to face, with ample time for back and forth discussion to take place. As we move further into a remote working dynamic, many leaders are now having to confront the challenge …

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supporting your team through grief and trauma

How to support your team through grief and trauma

Grief is often associated with bereavement; the loss of a loved one. Trauma, on the other hand, is often connected to a specific incident that causes harm; physically, psychologically, or emotionally. Outside of these significant incidences, grief and trauma is not something we necessarily associate with or prepare to address in our modern workplaces. And …

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