Join Dr. Krister Lowe and today's guest and leading organizational coach Andrew Sillitoe for this week's episode of The Team Coaching Zone Podcast. Andrew Sillitoe is a Business Psychologist, Speaker and Author of "Managing the Mist: How to Develop Winning Mind-sets and Create High Performance Teams." He is the owner of www.AndrewSillitoe.com and of Strategic Team Coaching Ltd, a company that is passionate about enhancing leadership, creating high- performance teams and developing winning mind-sets. Andrew is an experienced executive coach and business consultant. He studied an MSc in ‘Management Consulting and Organisational Change’ at Birkbeck University and draws upon his strong commercial experience to help organisations, teams and individuals realise their potential and deliver better results. A talented athlete, Andrew played 77 games in 11 World Championships for Great Britain Inline Hockey Team and competed professionally representing Vancouver, California and Colorado. In 2011 Andrew coached Great Britain to win a Division One gold medal, achieving promotion into the top eight countries at the IIHF 2012 World Championships for the first time.
In this episode of the podcast, Andrew shares his journey as a child growing up playing inline hockey to becoming a professional inline hockey player and coach and then into establishing his own career as a business psychologist and team coach. Themes explored in the podcast include: lessons learned from being a player on high performing sports teams; coaching sports teams; transitioning from coaching sports teams to business teams; Andrew's 5 part "Is Your House In Order" high performance teams and team coaching framework; Andrew's approach to coaching teams and sustaining change; his book "Managing the Mist: How to Develop Winning Mind-sets and Create High Performance Teams;" translating team coaching terminology into a language that real-world teams can access; and more. He also shares some stories of coaching business teams around the world.
This is a yet another inspiring story of an exceptional individual who found his way into team coaching and the first former athlete featured on the podcast as well. Andrew drops multiple "value bombs" for the listeners in this episode and this is surely an hour that listeners will not want to miss!