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High Performing Teams

What is soft to you?

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Last month I was delivering soft skills training in Russia, the month before Poland. This is part of a global roll out for a company wanting to increase its competitive edge. They want their clients to be addicted to working with them, for soft skills to be their winning edge. They want all 1200 staff to reduce their customers’ anxiety…

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How to Create a Winning Spirit

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Is there an “Us” and “Them” in your bid team? It can be hard to create one winning spirit in a bid team, where everyone visibly lines up with equal enthusiasm against the goal. As a bid team member it can be upsetting and frustrating if others don’t seem to be working as hard as you. As the Bid Director,…

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Bid Conflict – key to a winning outcome

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Do you have experience of corrosive conflict in bid teams?  Here’s a brief quiz for December! Was it: (A)   Put under the carpet. In other words, it was denied that the conflict existed, had any impact on the team or the bid outcomes. (B)    The precursor to aggression.  Of course people are polite first. When all else fails, aggression is justified…

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