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Part I: Introduction to Psychological Safety in Teams

Psychological safety gives senior leaders new, actionable insights into staff productivity that significantly improve their organisation’s financial performance. 

Nov 3, 2020

Topics: Psychology

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Part II: Measuring Psychological Safety in Teams

Psychological safety gives senior leaders new, actionable insights into staff productivity that significantly improve their organisation’s financial performance. 

Nov 3, 2020

Topics: Psychology

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The Perfect Team According to Google Researchers


This article summarises the findings of “Project Aristotle”, in which Google researchers studied what made a team effective at Google. The researchers found that “what really mattered was less about who was on the team, and more about how the team worked together.”

Nov 3, 2020

Topics: Human Resources

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Are you Aware of Your Frustration Level and its Impact?

On a scale of 1-10, how frustrated are you feeling today? Frustration is often an emotion that goes undetected. Sure, we can experience the full-blown, traffic-jam frustration that gets you gripping the steering wheel with-white knuckle intensity (I learnt to drive in Italy – need I say more)!

Oct 13, 2020

Topics: Coaching & Mentoring

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Letting Go of the Familiar

NASA couldn’t afford another failure following the tragic launches of the Challenger (1986) and the Columbia (2003). If you’re not aware, NASA’s culture at that time could be summed up by the sign in the Mission Evaluation Room: "In God We Trust, All Others Bring Data".

Oct 13, 2020

Topics: General Business

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The Wonderful Truth About a Career Change

Many people select a career path or graduate degree early in life… perhaps before they’ve even gotten to know themselves. Generally speaking, what impact might that have on our work lives?

Oct 13, 2020

Topics: Employee Engagement

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How to Engage My Stakeholders Virtually

Engaging stakeholders is different virtually compared to face-to-face. So much of the relationship between you and a stakeholder hinges on trust and communication, and it may be “unfamiliar territory” if you’re building a new virtual relationship with a stakeholder.

Sep 22, 2020

Topics: Leadership

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When Culture Wins the Game

Gunpei Yokoi was an electronics graduate who landed a job at Nintendo in 1965, which was a small card-making operation in Kyoto, Japan at that time. The heart of Yokoi’s philosophy was putting simple technology to use in new ways that no one else considered. He called his approach “lateral thinking with withered technology.”

Sep 22, 2020

Topics: General Business

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