Join Dr. Krister Lowe and today's guest and leading organizational coach, Jim Tamm, for this week's episode of The Team Coaching Zone Podcast. Jim Tamm is the President of RC Group, LLC with training partners in 18 countries. He specializes in building cultures of collaboration within organizations and training other consultants and trainers how to teach collaborative skills. Fast Company Magazine described Jim Tamm as an “Ace Relationship Builder”. For most of his career he was a Senior Administrative Law Judge for the State of California with jurisdiction over workplace disputes. He is currently on the faculty of the International Management Program of the Stockholm School of Economics, the Management Education Program at NASA, and the Leadership Academy of the University of California. His book, Radical Collaboration, has been on Amazon’s top seller lists for organizational psychology and collaboration books for much of the past nine years.
In this episode of the podcast Jim shares a range of insights into building cultures of collaboration in teams and organizations. Among the topics covered include: the Radical Collaboration approach; 5 skills for effective collaboration (Collaborative Intention, Truthfulness, Self-Accountability, Self-Awareness, Negotiation and Problem-Solving); red zone and green zone modes; the crucial role of defensiveness, stories of hits and misses working with teams and organizations; the factors that lead to culture change and more.
This is a rich episode with a range of practical tips, techniques and resources that will help every team coach take their coaching practice to the next level. It's an episode you will surely not want to miss!