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Learn By Doing

July 17, 2011

Learn By Doing: Experience enhances learning and makes it personal. Some people like to read, some like to listen and others to be shown but regardless of learning preference most of us benefit from learning by doing whether it be at work or at home. We have found running together a great way to improve […]

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Embrace individual strengths

April 23, 2011

Individual strengths: Multiple personality styles and team profiles show how individuals contribute to the development of shared vision in different ways. Embracing diversity and seeking a balance of skills and personality styles is an important consideration in creating the conditions for an organisation or relationship to perform at its best. A balance of approaches enables […]

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Exploring Trailwalker Team Rules – An example

April 14, 2010

In our recent blog we raised a number of questions for looking at team dynamics during the Oxfam Trailwalker. We also promised to provide an example of some of our Partnerunning tools including sharing the objectives and team guidelines we used in 2009 when we were part of the first mixed team in the Melbourne […]

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Still time to focus on Trailwalker Dynamics

April 9, 2010

This time next week the Melbourne Oxfam Trailwalker will be underway with runners and walkers having 48 hours to cover the 100km. With a week to go the physical training is done and many a team is resting and worrying about the last minute logistics of food, transport and support crew. There is however one […]

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