Fire, Toast and Teamwork

An up-to-date, modern, humorous and cost-effective DVD – keeps the audience interested. The supplied exercises, slides and handouts really add value.

The Film

Fire, Toast and Teamwork is the latest DVD from Belbin. It acts as an ideal introduction to Team Roles, to be shown during team building sessions. It begins with an animated sequence to introduce Team Role theory, then moves on to a more traditional case study, where we see a team in action.

Fire, Toast and TeamworkWho should use it?

Any trainer, consultant or organisation passionate about using the language of Team Roles.

This DVD and support material can be used as part of a training course with a team; as a general introduction to Team Roles for a larger group, or as an aid to individual learning or coaching.

BELBINUK - SP JoWhat does the DVD include?

Fire, Toast and Teamwork is an hour-long training DVD, including two DVD extras. The film consists of two connected sections:

  • The Team Role Story: A first look at the nine Team Roles using a Guide and animation.
  • Team Roles in Action: A team of cavemen are transported into the present day with one objective: “How to expand the cultural influence of their cave”. They are armed only with suits, haircuts and an understanding of Belbin Team Roles.

Total running time: 32 minutes. These sections are usually shown as a whole but can be used separately, if required.

DVD Extras

  • Team Roles in Detail: The Guide discusses the need for each Team Role – how and where each can contribute. The Guide also gives advice on how to manage Team Role tendencies and get the best out of the roles. The nine Team Role descriptions can be viewed consecutively or individual chapters can be used to select each Team Role, as required. Total running time: 26 minutes
  • Q&A with Meredith Belbin: Meredith answers some of the most frequently-asked questions.Total running time: 5 minutes

The Trainers’ Guide

The DVD is accompanied by a Trainers’ Guide, including:

  • Advice on how to use the DVD in a team workshop setting
  • Information on each of the Team Roles
  • Exercises which can be completed by participants during the session
  • Ideas on using an individual’s Team Roles to advantage within a team
  • A detailed explanation of a Belbin Team Role report
  • Slides to initiate and aid discussion
  • Handouts to copy and use as needed!

Available Languages

The DVD comes with a range of subtitles:

  • Chinese (simplified)
  • Czec
  • Danish
  • Estonian
  • French
  • German
  • Polish
  • Portuguese (Brazilian)
  • Russian
  • Swedish
  • It is also dubbed in Spanish.

Costs & Delivery

To purchase DVDs from Belbin Ireland, please contact John O’Boyle or call us on +353 (0)91 638769 / +353 (0)86 3042185.