Because the "whole" working together
than the sum of your "parts."
Like individual coaching,
Team Coaching is designed to improve the performance of both the
whole team as well as its individual members through
the development and enhancement of key elements that define high
yourself these questions about your team:
Do your team members
take responsibility for the team's
Do all team members
operate within the same sense of purpose and with the same
vision as their leader?
Does your team have a
high level of trust among the members?
Does your team regularly
evaluate how it is doing and how well it is working
Does everyone clearly
understand their role and the role of all team members so
that accountabilities are clear?
Have you defined how
you will work together and how you will resolve differences?
Can your team
self-correct when it finds itself off course or when
business circumstances suddenly change?
Is everyone on your
team committed to each others success as well as the team's
If you answered with several "no's" team coaching is a development process your team needs. What does
a team coaching process look like? The exact process is custom
designed based on your specific needs, but the following tools are
Using a simple tool, we will evaluate where your team stands
so that everyone can have a clear picture of how the team is
Assessment: A DISC behavioral style profile, Workplace
Motivators, and a Personal Talents Skills Inventory are administered to each
team member to establish a strong starting point for
discussion about management and communication styles,
motivations and capabilities of the team. The Coach will
review and interpret each assessment tool with the team
members to establish an in-depth understanding of the
results and their implications on the functioning of the
to help your organization leverage behavioral knowledge for
increased success and a Team
to highlight and build upon the strengths that each person
brings to a team.
These last two
reports are important components to building effective teams
because they consider each team member's individual behavioral
style and motivators to determine the team's dynamics. It takes
only 10 minutes to complete the 24-question online assessment,
then each individual's results are combined into one,
will help you detail the strengths, weaknesses, problem solving
abilities, communication preferences and potential areas for
conflict within each of the behavioral styles represented by
your teams. The
Team Motivators Report will
help you detail the factors, characteristics and potential areas
for conflict within each of the motivators represented by your
teams. By recognizing, understanding and appreciating these
factors, teams can achieve increased productivity and overall
samples of these new reports:
This two-day event allows the DISC Behavioral Style profile
and Workplace Motivators assessments to be both taught and
the results of the assessments presented to team. In
addition, the Personal Talents Skills Inventory results are presented
individually to the team members. The outcome of the
Kick-off sets the stage and focus for the actual coaching.
Based on the discussion at the conclusion of the Kick-off
Session, the Coach will work with the team (either in person
or via teleconference) on defining, developing and refining
the focal points the team agrees need work.
So, if your a team leader or organizational leader
who would like to see your team become more effective, we can help! Give
us a call at
410-499-0516 and explore the possibilities of how our coaching processes
you and your team become more successful.