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Published on 12 Nov 2021

It was actually Samuel Beckett who coined the phrase 'Fail, Fail Again, Fail Better'. Presumably the playwright was trying to emphasise that failures should not be seen as mistakes but rather a necessary connection to ultimate success. That the art is in the attempt, and not in the product. 

In this article we re-examine some of Corinne Canter's experiences with 'Group Failures' and how it often serves as a prerequisite to ultimate effective collaboration within a team.

Published on 02 Nov 2021

Renewed freedoms following an upscale in double vaccination rates means that life is thankfully looking more and more like a world pre-pandemic.

But living with COVID for the foreseeable future also means enduring snap lockdowns when clusters occur locally or strains mutate.

Explore what it means to be 'present', whether it be with your kids and loved ones, work, or for yourself during harsher lockdowns.

Published on 12 Oct 2021

If your team revisits the same conversation again and again, or people couch what they say with 'maybe' and 'could be', it's a sign that you're not having the honest conversations you need to have.

We breakdown what gets in the way of teams having honest conversations and what they can do about it.

Published on 12 Oct 2021

The 'meat in the sandwich', the 'frozen middle'. Being a middle manager can be one of the trickiest positions in any organisation.

Corinne and Dominic talk about how we can be best supporting our middle managers.

Published on 12 Oct 2021

The LSI measures adapted thinking and behaviour. It's an invitation to grow, learn, and develop.

Published on 07 Sep 2021

Remote Debriefs are EVEN BETTER than face to face for some things... After hundreds of debriefs during the pandemic - we revisit the topic.

Published on 18 Aug 2021

What is it? How does it show up? How might it help or hinder our effectiveness? What can we do about it?

Ian Crothers and Dominic Gourley discuss the Competitive style particularly from an LSI point of view.

Published on 18 Aug 2021

What is it? How does it show up? What can someone with this style do about it?

Ian Crothers and Dominic Gourley discuss the Avoidance style in the Human Synergistics LSI Circumplex

Published on 04 Aug 2021

How does it show up? What's the impact? If it is in my LSI, what are some things I should think about doing?

Published on 28 Jul 2021

If you find yourself in a defensive environment, listen to these tips on how to stay Constructive.