Quote – Leading vs Managing

Quote – Leading vs Managing

We’re often asked what the difference is between leading and managing. It’s not exactly cut and dried. There are lots of differences. We came across this quote today, which to a certain extent captures part of the essence of it, so we thought we’d post it and share it with you. You cannot manage men into battle. You manage things; you lead people…  (Admiral Grace Murray Hooper)  

Group Intelligence – What really makes groups produce results, or not…?

Group Intelligence – What really makes groups produce results, or not…?

A group’s interactions drive its intelligence more than the brain power of individual members. I just came across this article on group intelligence and thought I’d share it with you. In a recent new study published on group intelligence, the results showed that the collective intelligence of a group or team, wasn’t determined by the intelligence of the individuals within it, but more by the way that they interact with [...]

The Four Team Toxins

The Four Team Toxins

Enhance the Performance of your Teams by Eliminating the Toxic Waste The chances are that at some point in your professional life you will have experienced the dynamics of being both a leader and a team player. Each of us is both an accomplished individual and a part of complex systems such as our families, communities, and the organisation we work for. Navigating the complex web of relationship dynamics that [...]