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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re-evaluating your team identity

The power of re-evaluating your team identity

There’s been a lot of change recently, hasn’t there? Whether your organisation has moved to working remotely, or you’ve had to make the tough call to restructure some or all of your teams, we hear you. Large-scale change like this comes and knocks us off our feet. It can lead to a decrease in motivation, …

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engage a remote workforce

The four tools you need to effectively engage a remote workforce

Has the initial buzz of working remotely worn off? If you are struggling to engage a remote workforce, you’ve come to the right place. Today we’re going to walk you through an element of our Virtual Leaders program that we’ve developed to help you effectively manage and engage your team while working remotely. It’s a …

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team video meetings

15 ways to bring connection and community to your team video meetings

By now you’ve probably participated in your fair share of team video meetings and the initial novelty has worn off. As we begin to embrace the new world of work, organisations will need to consider how they’re cultivating connections and strengthening team culture when working from home.  It’s times like this where we can slip …

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virtual meeting

How to effectively prepare for a virtual meeting with your team

As a manager and leader, it’s up to you to guide your team through the muddy waters of working from home. One of the best ways you can support your team through this upheaval in workplace routine is to prioritise your preparation for team meetings. When you show up organised, on time and ready to …

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slack dropbox integration

12 practical Slack integrations to help you manage your remote team

If your team is working remotely there’s a good chance that you’re using Slack as your primary communication method. It’s a ripper of a tool that helps boost collaboration and minimise the need for back-and-forth emails.  And while Slack is pretty great on its own, you can take its effectiveness to the next level by …

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team building activities

5 team building activities that take less than 10 minutes

It is often said that what sets a great organisation apart from a good one is its people. I would go a step further and say that it’s not just the people in the organisation, but how they work together as a team.  You can have the most talented individuals in their field, working with …

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What science tells us about collaboration

Collaboration remains one of the most important factors in creating high-performing teams and workplace cultures that people want to be a part of. Today we’re going to explore some recent scientific findings, surrounding collaboration and how we can apply them right away. Curious to know more about the science of collaboration? Keep on reading.   …

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effective teams

How to turn your dysfunctional team into an effective team

We all know that there’s no “I” in team and that “teamwork makes the dreamwork”. We’ve heard about “A-Teams” (both Ed Sheeran’s and Mr T’s), “Dream-Teams” and even clicked on team memes. So, what actually sets great teams apart from dysfunctional teams? Read through this article and make note of anything that stands out to …

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team goals

An approach to team goals that skyrockets employee engagement

Are you sick of the same old team goal setting script?  We’ve done a lot of work with teams; we’ve met thousands of leaders and their team members and over time we’ve found conversations amongst teams naturally gear towards output and results. Team days are often pre-planned, the agenda is sent out stating the purpose, …

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