ONLINE LIBRARY Catalyzing Remarkable Teams

Tools to build or participate in teams that deliver remarkable results.

Articles & Blogs

Itay Talgam - Lead Like the Great Conductors

In this charming talk, Itay Talgam demonstrates the unique styles of six great 20th-century conductors, illustrating crucial lessons for all leaders. 

Simon Sinek - Why Good Leaders Make You Feel Safe

What makes a great leader? Management theorist Simon Sinek suggests, it's someone who makes their employees feel secure, who draws staffers into a circle of trust.

Susan Cain - The Power of Introverts in a World that Can't Stop Talking

How can organisations ensure that the best ideas dominate, rather than those of the most vocal and assertive people?

Drew Dudley - Everyday Leadership

We have all changed someone's life - usually without even realizing it. In this funny talk, Drew Dudley calls on all of us to celebrate leadership as the everyday act of improving each other's lives. 


There Is an I in Team - Mark De Rond 

This book explores the relationship between individual and team—asking the question, how can we harness the talent of individual performers into a cohesive, productive team that creates overall value? And why are so many of our assumptions about teams wrong?

Coaching for Performance - John Whitmore

Coaching for Performance is the bible of the coaching industry and very much the definitive work that all coaches stand on. It explains clearly and in-depth how to unlock people's potential to maximise their performance. It contains the eponymous GROW model (Goals, Reality, Options, Will), now established as the basis for coaching professionals. Clear, concise, hands-on and reader-friendly, this is a coaching guide written in a coaching style.

First Break All the Rules - Marcus Buckingham

Despite its corporate focus, the principles of this book are equally vaild in academica and all sectors. This book explains why great managers break all the rules of conventional wisdom. The front-line manager is the key to attracting and retaining talented employees. No matter how generous its pay or how renowned its training, the company that lacks great, front-line managers will suffer.

Gifts Differing - Isabelle Briggs-Myers

For more than 60 years, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) tool has been the most widely used instrument in the world for determining personality type, and for more than 25 years, Gifts Differing has been the preeminent source for understanding it.

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us - Daniel H Pink

Forget everything you thought you knew about how to motivate people - at work, at school, at home. It is wrong. As Daniel H. Pink explains in his paradigm-shattering book Drive, the secret to high performance and satisfaction in today's world is the deeply human need to direct our own lives,

to learn and create new things, and to do better by ourselves and the world.

Articles & Blogs

Belbin Team Roles

The blog from Belbin; the model and organisation that provide a language to help individuals and teams maximise their strengths and manage their weaknesses.

Forming, Storming , Norming, Performing

A summary of Bruce Tuckman's 1965 Forming Storming Norming Performing team-development model.

Business Balls; Team Building

Website with free resources for team building, activities, exercises and games, working with groups

Personal Best

Top athletes and singers have coaches. Should you?