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It’s off to work I go

We all take ourselves off to work and we show up in a particular way that develops a picture of how people see us and experience us as a leader, colleague or team player. Sometimes, on a good day, we take the best part of ourselves to work…the part that is creative, collaborative, organised, empathetic, enthusiastic and contained. But sometimes we just can’t keep up the charade of ‘all that is best in me’ and the mask slips. We reveal the angry, frustrated, stressed, fearful, anxious part of ourselves.

Individual self awareness is the key that unlocks a team’s potential. Before we can become “we”, it is important to relate to and understand all the individual “I’s” that make up the team. Redefining the team narrative then becomes a journey begun by listening to all the individual voices in the room…