Being a an effective leader means working at developing one’s leadership skills. Whatever your position in the organisation, community or family, if you want to lead people you’ll have to understand what the necessary skills are, then strengthen or develop them in yourself. In this video interview Daniel Goleman speaks about the place of Social […]
Just because a bunch of people work together that doesn’t make them a team. Despite widespread use of the term, many teams are not teams at all, and productive teams don’t jut ‘happen’ they have to be made.
This becomes next to impossible when some so-called ‘team members’ are resistant or actively try to sabotage things. Winning hearts and minds can be a challenge and a lonely one at that if you don’t have the support of the wider system.
The original meaning of the phrase has been generalised to become an unconscious script in many situations, to a point where staff on the receiving end of bad behaviour think that they must submit to discourteous behaviour and mistreatment.
Time for a change to keep up with the times.