Facing Change Positively
We live in a fast-paced and ever evolving world. With advancements in technology and globalisation it is critical, now more than ever, to be agile and change rapidly and effectively. When we think about the world of work 10 years ago, there has been unprecedented levels of change. Organisations which haven’t kept up with these […]
Resilience and Positive Wellbeing in Times of Great Uncertainty
A blog from Anna Maasland, Bailey & French Consultant In the past few days (and weeks) I have seen many working from home articles discussing how to make it meaningful and keep human connections. We are all going through unprecedented times and having to be innovative and work in ways that are alien to us. […]
Seeing Clearly: Why Teams Can’t Flow Without Clarity
We work in teams because we are striving to reach a common goal, a goal that is too complex, challenging or large to be achieved alone. To achieve that goal, we need to know where we are going and what is expected of us in getting there. This is why clarity is so critical: we […]
Everyone Has A Role to Play: Unique Contribution & Team Flow
A unit of a team has more power than the individuals within it. Yet every single person within the team needs to feel they are making their own contribution and understand why they are on the team and what they are bringing to the party. We all need to think and feel: “this is my […]
Digitisation and Teams
The use of technology has become an unavoidable part of everyday life. We have become reliant on it for much of our day-to-day functioning, with a reliance that continues to grow alongside the rapid developments which we are still experiencing to this day. Technology can fundamentally be seen as an enabler. It enables ease of […]
Why Having a Growth Mindset is Vital to Succeed as a Team?
To be able to flourish and thrive as individuals, teams and organisations, we need to move past traditional methods and look at things in a new way – a more humanising way. We need to stop thinking about performance culture as annual appraisals. We need to explore embedding a culture of continuous feedback. Most of […]
Learning from bees and starlings: Introducing Team Flow
Have you ever looked up at the sky at dusk and witnessed a murmuration of starlings? It’s a breathtaking, awe-inspiring sight: a whirling mass of thousands of birds wheeling, darting and swooping in unison. As a collective they just seem to know – seamlessly, effortlessly and joyfully – where to go and what to do. […]
CIPD Sussex Seminar: Team Flow
Why attend? There have been lots of models and approaches to develop teams over the years, assessing the team and then helping them fix what’s wrong and drive high performance. Imagine being able to empower teams to go beyond a traditional focus on performance and to work in a way that also increases wellbeing. Alex […]
How can applying strengths to relationships increase collective wellbeing in the workplace?
Our Business Depends on Positive Relationships. Collective success is achieved through people and how effectively they collaborate. Without positive relationships – connections based on mutual trust and respect – our work can suffer. This isn’t surprising considering positive relationships act as energising revitalisers. They improve our happiness, wellbeing, engagement and resilience, therefore making us feel […]
We are excited to announce our Innovation in Business award!
We are extremely honoured to announce that we have received the Innovation in Business award at Brighton and Hove Business Awards – sponsored by the University of Sussex! We are so grateful for the community of people and organisations that we have collaborated with to get to this point. Our relationships – with our clients, […]
Is Respect the key to positive organisational performance?
In case you missed it… Read this article below on the importance of relationships, respect and performance. A workplace where everyone, no matter what their status, is treated with dignity and respect is a workplace where good stuff happens According to a 2004 Gallup study of 50,000 workers across 27 countries, respect is the number […]
Join us at the 2nd Positive Psychology in Practice Conference in Utrecht!
We’re delighted to be attending this conference on the 24th and 25th October and speaking alongside others with passion and expertise in applying positive psychology in organisational and clinical settings. Members of our network can get 25% off tickets… The conference is themed around ‘Positive Psychology in Practice’. The focus will be providing an up-to-date […]