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by Chester Elton, on Dec 4, 2018 7:56:18 AM

For the past few years we’ve been studying modern teams—in particular, what makes today’s most effective, innovative teams different than their peers. Our research for The Best Team Wins includes …

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by Lynn Bruines, on Nov 29, 2018 7:20:00 AM

A hotel is a unique type of workplace. Most staff members are on their feet, working irregular hours, and turnover is high. All this results in the biggest challenge for …

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Topics:HospitalityInternal Communications

by Tony Boatman, on Nov 19, 2018 6:33:42 AM

Last week I spoke to an audience of Health Care professionals in Singapore on the topic of ‘What Motivates me’. The inspiration for the topic came from my good friend …

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by Chester Elton, on Sep 4, 2018 12:54:06 AM

For almost 30 years, England has underperformed in the World Cup. That might not seem like a big deal, but it is in the British Isles. They invented the game, …

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by Guy Martin, on Aug 15, 2018 5:07:02 AM

Organisations that fail to evolve in time are doomed to failure, so why don’t they change? My theory – and it’s backed by physics – is that they don’t, because …

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Topics:Change ManagementCompany CultureTransformationInnovation

by Tony Boatman, on Jul 30, 2018 4:44:43 AM

I grew up in small farming community in rural Australia. It was a ten mile drive from the nearest township, a village with one pub and one shop. The pub …

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by Chester Elton, on Jun 20, 2018 7:59:02 PM

Most managers who connect with us want to create cultures where their teams achieve high-performance, but few grasp that for a culture to really take off, teammates must encourage each …

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by Chester Elton, on Jun 7, 2018 6:57:15 PM

A young Uber programmer told us recently about the hiring of the company’s new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi: "Every leader we’ve had here has been a Slytherin," she said. "Now we …

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Topics:CommunicationCollaboration & TeamworkInternal CommunicationsCompany Culture

by Tony Boatman, on Apr 12, 2018 2:09:20 PM

It’s no secret that business and the way that companies operate has changed in the last two decades. As an article in the Harvard Business Review puts it: “Globalization, new technologies, and …

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Topics:Change Management

by Tony Boatman, on Apr 11, 2018 11:33:32 AM

Employee productivity is a hot topic, and one of the biggest questions people ask is, “how do you make employees more productive?” It turns out that there are a lot …

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