How easy it is to forget the basics! Over the last month, I’ve sent you four articles on how to change your team culture – sharing the very practical steps that you need to focus on and in what order (no theoretical meanderings that don’t work in the real world!). As luck would have it,… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Team Coaching
In this series on the Six Characteristics of a Resilient Team we have so far looked at the topics of common purpose team norms trust and candid conversations. The fourth characteristic of a resilient team is the ability to think resiliently. I wrote about thinking traps fairly recently so I’m not going to repeat myself on that… Read more »
Over the last couple of months we’ve been focusing on the 6 characteristics of a resilient team So far, we’ve looked at: Common Purpose and Trust This week… it’s all about candid conversations.
Last week I shared with you the three things that will help you strengthen trust in your team. Number one was this: Open, inclusive and honest conversations about the things that really matter with equal ‘air time’ and high quality listening. We made a start on this last week with an exercise I shared with you to help you… Read more »
Over the next few weeks I’m sharing my thoughts on the six characteristics of a resilient team and last week I shared the importance of Common Purpose. I was going to talk about Trust this week but I’m going to be doing that next week instead because I want to share something with you that links really… Read more »
Last week, I shared with you the six things that resilient teams do: A resilient team: Has a common purpose; Has a high level of trust for each other (or as Peter Hawkins in his book Leadership Coaching says : ‘enough trust to disclose their mistrust’); Has candid and honest conversations; Can… Read more »
I’ve been working with teams for the last twenty years as a coach – and prior to that was in a variety of junior and senior global and virtual teams myself. I was also on the UK Board of the ICF for two years.In all that time, I’ve come to realise the importance of… Read more »
Thank you for being part of my community – for reading my work, commenting, agreeing and disagreeing – and sharing. I really appreciate it. I wish you a joyful and happy Christmas and see you in 2019.
This week’s blog is of particular interest to you if you are a coach. There’s a great webinar programme run by ICF Master Coaches this year on the ICF Core Competencies and I’m delighted and humbled that they’ve asked me to deliver one on Coaching Presence.
I have to say I am sometimes a bit cynical about corporate values (there, I said it!). Not because they are not good things to have – in theory they are – but because so often they are words created to sound good, written by the senior team, a ‘project group’ or a bunch of… Read more »