Successful Business

Don’t make these rookie errors when leading a dispersed team

Being liberated from an office has significant benefits, but if you get it wrong, you could undermine the benefits you hoped for. The modern workforce is flexible, it’s remote, and the challenges as a leader have evolved. However, it doesn’t mean they can’t be overcome. Each industry, organisation and team will have its unique challenges, but …

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Leadership lessons: five critical success factors for distributed teams

In my last article, I talked about the power of camaraderie in distributed teams; an often overlooked aspect of teamwork that is pivotal for the success of your business. Today I build on that by outlining the five critical success factors for distributed work. As a leader today, you are no doubt watching the proliferation …

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Co-working, an inspiration for effective workspaces

There’s a correlation between personal interactions, performance, and innovation and in Silicon Valley Facebook, Yahoo and Google have designed workspaces to maximise chance encounters. Nina Fountain, the founder of Transformed Teams, agrees that creative ideas aren’t going to happen behind a computer, but how can businesses create spaces that spark collaboration, and fuel innovation? Face-to-face …

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Enabling activity-based working

Activity-Based Working (ABW) or agile working is a transformational business strategy that can create organisational benefits in terms of productivity, collaboration, the achievement of strategic objectives and corporate vision, and the wellbeing of employees. But if it isn’t managed with people in mind first and foremost, there is a risk that the benefits of ABW …

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Distributed teams: The growth strategy used by the savviest startups

Growing an amazing business requires strategy and breakthrough thinking. In this article we propose an approach you may not have thought of.   For many small businesses seeking growth, there are essential elements required for your growth strategy.   Whilst it is important to have a good understanding of your current state – ‘where are …

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MEDIA RELEASE: Support for Local Businesses Affected by Kaikoura Earthquakes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 6 December 2016 Nina Sochon Transformed Teams M: 022 016 4410 [email protected]     SUPPORT FOR LOCAL BUSINESSES AFFECTED BY KAIKOURA EARTHQUAKES Stressed and displaced Wellington businesses to access free advice   Wellington, New Zealand: Transformed Teams is partnering with Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA) to offer free support to businesses displaced …

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