Free eBook: ArcTree Guide to more productive, engaged and effective teams

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Free Effective Teams eBook ArcTree Consulting’s latest eBook examines how LinkedIn’s top Australian employers are creating higher performing, more effective teams and improving productivity and retention. You’ll also learn about: What employees really want from Australia’s top employers The difference between employee wants and employer expectations Common team dysfunctions and how to remedy them Employee engagement in Australia and Maslow’s … Read More

How can you really know what your employees want?

Tug of war

If you studied Economics in High School or University, you’ll recall Karl Marx, who believed that capitalism was fundamentally flawed, and that the people who worked for capitalists were inherently oppressed. Working on repetitive tasks was, he believed, dehumanising – it disconnected people from the fruits of their labours and made them little more than cogs in a machine. It … Read More

Are your teams being derailed by lack of trust and commitment?

5 dysfunctions of a team

By Alan Chambers, ArcTree Managing Director One of  my clients told me a while ago about one of the first companies she ever worked for in a sales role, which had a serious problem with its people. She thought that the fact that the CEO was focused on individual results, rewarding those who achieved at the expense of others, most likely contributed. People … Read More

What are your teams crazily obsessed about?

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Creator of Dropbox Drew Houston was recently interviewed by the New York Times. One of the questions he was asked was: What’s your advice to new college grads? Here’s his answer: “I did the commencement speech for M.I.T. in 2013. I said that if I had a cheat sheet that I could give myself at 22, it would have three … Read More