As always I’m taking a break from writing new blogs in August to recharge my batteries (I try to practise what I preach) so over this month I will be sharing four of this year’s most popular blog posts with you. If you haven’t read them yet….here’s your chance!
This week it’s about resilience.
In the series I wrote on the Six Characteristics of a Resilient Team, we looked at the topics of common purpose, team norms, trust and candid conversations.
The fourth characteristic of a resilient team is the ability to think resiliently.
I wrote about thinking traps fairly recently so I’m not going to repeat myself on that front.
But I will say this. The more teams can become aware of their own ‘faulty thinking’, particularly the faulty thinking that is eroding their resilience, the better.
One of the teams I have been working with recently had a collective ‘thinking trap’ of ‘externalising’. Blaming...