Virtual 3-Chairs

Have you used our much loved 3-chair challenge facilitation tool? Teams always seem to love it. It brings pace, excitement and a sense of building a solution or direction together. The question is: how can you do it virtually with team members dispersed on different sites or even all in their own homes? A [...]

2020-06-09T12:25:00+01:00June 9th, 2020|Red Letter, Team Tool, Virtual Meetings|0 Comments

Elephant Herding

They’d had more success than they expected. So understandably, the team had lots of loose ends to sort that they referred to as the ‘elephants in the room’. Here, red10 ‘s Will Sudworth shares a process helping teams to find and release Elephants back into the wild. A: Expect Elephants My coach, the late Bruce [...]

2020-05-14T09:41:24+01:00January 5th, 2020|9-Dimensions®, Execution, Team Effectiveness, Team Tool|0 Comments


red10 's Gavin Simpson shares a recent case study here for a Team Tool that clients request to use almost every time we work with an in-flight team: Feedback-on-a-Page™. The situation A leader approached me about working with his leadership team. The department and his team were struggling. He had been recently employed to [...]

2020-06-24T13:03:05+01:00November 30th, 2018|People Management, Team Effectiveness, Team Tool|0 Comments


Anyone who has ever worked with red10 knows how much we encourage equal air time…there’s many ways to do this and If you’re tired of Creeping Death maybe it’s time to give Popcorn a whirl! Creeping death? That bit in the meeting when everyone responds in turn; around the table. Whether it be introductions, closing [...]

2020-05-20T08:25:29+01:00November 30th, 2018|News, Team Effectiveness, Team Tool|0 Comments

Controlled Clusters

red10's Gavin Simpson shares a great facilitation team tool for creating themes from many ideas - building understanding, alignment and ownership. So many great ideas… We often ask teams to brainstorm using sticky notes. One sticky note for one idea. The teams we work with are wonderfully creative and healthily competitive; with a team of [...]

2020-05-20T08:25:38+01:00November 9th, 2018|People Management, Team Effectiveness, Team Tool|0 Comments

Workload prioritisation when everything is equally important and urgent

The department had delivered great work, and were growing to meet increased demand. Quite rightly, the leadership team were planning ahead and were concerned about becoming a bottleneck. But how do you prioritise when everything is equally important and urgent? If you haven’t tried it before, why not try this Team Tool using peer permission [...]

2020-04-29T15:40:30+01:00August 8th, 2018|Team Effectiveness, Team Tool|0 Comments