Posts Categorized: Team Coaching

Grow your Coaching Presence

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.

Corporate Values are Meaningless unless….

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 »

16 weeks until Christmas – What next?

Depending on how much you love Christmas that heading made you sigh or smile…….. The thing is many of us wait until 1st January to think about how we want our next year to pan out. But imagine if you started now – If there is just ONE thing you would like to be different… Read more »

Changing our Team Culture – Part Four

Over the last three weeks I’ve been sharing with you a step by step process to help you change your team culture.  You can find the last three articles here. In last week’s article, I talked about the importance of focusing on no more than three critical behaviours to change – if you try to… Read more »

Changing our Team Culture – Part Three

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve shared with you the three steps you need to follow if you want to change the culture in your team.  Last week we looked at the importance of respecting and recognising your team’s history before you start changing things. This week, I want to help you get clarity… Read more »

Changing our Team Culture – Part Two

Organisational – and team – culture is described as ‘the way things are done around here’. This month I’m writing about Team Culture and last week in my first article I outlined the three things you need clarity on if you want to change the culture in your team.  Read this article first if you haven’t already… Read more »

Changing our Team Culture – Part One

Over the next month I am going to help you understand how to change your own ‘team culture’ – if it’s not working for you as well as you would like. I’m using the common definition of culture – ‘the way things are done around here’ – which encompasses how people in the team act,… Read more »

Talent, Torture, Trust ….. and Team

“I’m fortunate to work with a hugely talented senior leadership team.  But despite this we were not communicating effectively or operating in a collaborative way.  Meetings were tortuous, relationships were strained and some historical baggage was undermining our ability to trust.” When my colleague Lois and I started to work with this Executive team we… Read more »

Team Building Doesn’t Work

This week I’ve been speaking to two different clients about ‘team building’. The type of event where everyone goes off into the yonder and builds rafts, goes treasure hunting, fire-walking or whatever the latest cool thing is to do. Sounds like fun, right? Well, maybe.