Our Thoughts

The impact of working environment (and our new office)

9th November 2016,

After two and a half years of working from home, and from the offices of clients, we have finally taken the leap and moved into an office at Fusion Hive on the North Shore in Stockton. From our humble beginnings when I started out on my own and a lot of our early work was in … Read More

Six key tips for learning at work

14th October 2016,

Watching kids learning to swim this week reminded us of six key tips to learning a new skill, habit or behaviour at work. 1. Break it down into manageable chunks.   In swimming that might even mean you work on the technique of just one arm in order to improve your whole stroke. In business, … Read More

Coaching at work: It’s good to listen!

8th August 2016,

It’s widely researched and reported that a Coaching approach to tackling challenges can produce powerful, effective and better long term results. We’ve been working with a client recently who wanted to help a group of senior managers to improve their knowledge of Coaching skills and be able to apply these to a workplace setting.

Does your team need a motivation boost?

27th June 2016,

One of our clients has recently asked our advice on how to improve motivation in their team when under increasing internal and external pressures at work. We think this can only happen if you talk about it more. You won’t be able to improve motivation in your own team without talking to them about it, … Read More

Need some more motivation at work?… Here’s what it takes!

13th June 2016,

With summer here and the arrival of lighter mornings and evenings, not only have we been feeling energetic here at C&T, but we have been thinking about motivation and “what really motivates us at work”. In his book Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates us, Daniel H Pink examines what he calls “the three elements of true motivation” … Read More

Belbin Team Roles – personality profiling at work, what’s it all about?

7th April 2016,

Do you have a lot of conflict in your team?  It could be because key members have personality profiles which clash. Or is yours a happy team but not producing the kind of results the organisation would expect?  Perhaps you have too many harmony-focused profiles and not enough action. Belbin Team Roles asks you questions … Read More

The ‘perfect’ team- is it possible to achieve?

25th February 2016,

Is your team at work reaching its potential? Is every member happy and do you function effectively together? If you answered ‘yes’ to both of these questions then you may consider yourself lucky, as developing a team to this stage is not an easy overnight job. Realistically most of us have issues at work and … Read More

New Year’s Resolution? Start small…

12th January 2016,

Lots of our work focuses on helping people identify new and different ways of working and then supporting them in making that change in behaviour.  Changing yourself is not easy – even if you are really motivated.  Old habits die hard, they tend to be well ingrained, and some of our behaviour is happening reflexively … Read More

Eight reasons why ‘I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here’ is like your workplace

2nd December 2015,

It’s that time of year again- I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here is back! Whilst the popular show makes great evening entertainment, it also got us thinking about how much it has in common with everyday workplaces, so here are our favourite eight similarities… Teamwork- Each series sees a group of strangers thrown … Read More

Feeling stressed at work? Try something wild…

11th August 2015,

So many of the leaders and managers we work with here at Change & Transformation are dealing with workplace stress and a lack of work/life balance.  Read more here about how we have been using the outdoors to help us relax and stay focused. Every day in June I did something ‘wild’. I’d signed up to … Read More

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