Jim Buckell and Steve Ray We need to find a way out of the impasse we are in. Pausing to reflect on what happened and how this came to be is the first step. The resounding No to the referendum has deeply disappointed a lot of people. Others are feeling relieved. Regardless of how we […]
Definition: A principle is a fundamental truth or proposition that serves as the foundation for a system of beliefs or behaviour or a chain of reasoning We all have principles. Principles lie deep within us ready to be leant upon, to guide us and to help us find our way forward when we are being […]
Steve Ray “Fundamentally, leadership is not about the results. Leadership is about taking care of the people who are responsible for the results. It’s a human job. That’s what leadership is.” Simon Sinek The days are coming to an end where people need to be controlled, managed and watched as a standard practice thought to […]
For those of you who still reach into the “deck of microskill cards” that exist within your heads, or perhaps in your notebook from one of the courses you have done with Groupwork, here now, is the REAL thing! Ever wanted a deck of Microskill cards – here they are!We’ve produced a physical card-deck of […]
People often ask: ‘How do we adapt to a new environment without losing our culture or sliding away from the principles that have made our workplace the preferred place to work?’ Our co-founder Glen Ochre was a big fan of this maverick boss, Ricardo Semler from South America. He is a quirky and successful example […]
“How can we work well together?” Last year, we worked with a group of IT professionals who were blown away by our use of group agreements when working with a group for the first time. Many of them had specialist technical expertise, but didn’t have the skills to work well in their project groups. Their […]
Sometimes we have stuff going on in our lives that gnaws away at our equanimity. We’re driving along feeling OK and then we remember ‘that thing’ – an unresolved issue in our life which sits like some kind of boulder inside of us, and which we desperately wish wasn’t there. Sometimes taking the step […]
How easily can you pick yourself up after a big emotional experience? How easy do you find it to have ‘challenging conversations’, especially when there is high risk involved? Do you manage to be true to yourself, your values, beliefs and needs? And say what you need to say or do what you need to do?