Business Blame Cultures Kill Innovation

  Businesses with a blame culture that blame their staff for mistakes are businesses that can’t take initiative. It’s so easy for a business blame culture to emerge where people are punished, humiliated and made to feel small for the mistakes that they make. In such companies staff end up watching their backs, not innovating and performing. It’s everyone watching …

Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing in Teams

Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing in Teams A lot of managers and business owners don’t like the thought of teams storming. They feel uncomfortable when staff get upset and vocal about issues they don’t like. Everyone knows that there will often be individuals that have an axe to grind, or seem only to focus on negatives. Some people call them ‘half …