How to escape the drama triangle & have better relationships

Being stuck in a drama triangle is exhausting & often it’s our own actions which are perpetuating it. This blog explains how to break out of the drama & into a healthier position which encourages everyone else to shift.

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The secret to time management – it can’t be done!

Can we really manage time? Only if it’s a physical commodity and the evidence is this is not a consistent belief culturally. So, the secret is in our perceptions of time – changing these will change our behaviours and focus, leading to greater productivity.

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Team engagement – 4 tips for when they need to ‘grow up’

Does your team need to ‘grow up’? It’s a conversation I regularly have with business leaders – this isn’t about average age, or maturity, it’s about teams loving what they do, but being reluctant to formalise, standardise and process, which is often needed as organisations grow and sustain. This blog shares tips on how to keep hold of the ‘good stuff’ – innovation, spontaneity, a feeling of belonging, whilst increasing accountability and ability to execute strategy.

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Want high performance? Support peoples personal purpose – here’s how.

The trend for people to find personal purpose means more are leaving the employed world to forge their own path. Where does this leave organisations? Are we missing out on talent, because of a belief that it’s not possible to achieve personal purpose whilst employed?

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Vulcan mind melds and ‘burstiness’ – the key to innovative thinking

‘Cognitive intimacy’ leads to collaboration, according to Lyssa Adkins in ‘Coaching Agile Teams’. Team communication is so in flow, it’s almost Vulcan mind meld quality. There is trust, the willingness to be vulnerable and put forward stupid ideas, which can be built upon to become great ideas. Risks are taken, feedback is given, people say it how it is, and mutual accommodation and respect is encouraged.

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