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The Team Coaching Zone Podcast: Coaching | Teams | Leadership

Join Carissa Bub--Host of Season 2 of the Team Coaching Zone Podcast--and today's leaders, entrepreneurs and coaches as we explore the art and science of team coaching in communities and organizations. Discover how team coaching can accelerate team development and performance, can foster the development of leadership cultures, can drive organizational change and more. Tune in for interviews with team coaching experts. Hear stories of "hits and misses" and essential lessons learned from conducting real team coaching engagements. Discover practical tools and resources to support your internal or external team coaching practice. The podcast is for new and experienced coaches, human resources and learning and development professionals, as well as leaders and managers of teams. Enter The Team Coaching Zone today!
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Nov 30, 2015
Join Dr. Krister Lowe and today's guest and leading organizational coach Tara Nolan for this week's episode of the Team Coaching Zone Podcast.  Tara Nolan is the Founder and Managing Director of Lime Trees Road Executive Coaching.  She is also a Facilitator, Executive and Team Coach.  Lime Trees Road works alongside companies, teams and individuals to identify the negative behaviors that frustrate organizational performance and personal fulfillment. Then it goes about changing them. It’s an approach that works, and its growing list of global clients includes: Microsoft, Deloitte, Zurich Financial Services, ICON, Johnson & Johnson, and Ericsson.
 
In this episode of the podcast, Tara shares her journey from investment banking into executive recruitment and then into executive and team coaching.  She discusses the influence of a number of coach training programs and certifications that she has pursued including:  Ontological Coaching, Gestalt Coaching and Systemic Team Coaching.  Themes covered in the podcast include: Tara's "ADD VALUE" team coaching model; the leader as coach; coaching the team as a whole, the team leader and individual team members; coaching multiple "learning teams" within and across organizations as well as agile teams; the Team Diagnostic Survey and more.  Tara also shares a number of stories from her own team coaching practice as well as provides recommendations on a number of essential books and resources for team coaches.
 
This is an exciting episode loaded with insights that every team coach will surely not want to miss!
Nov 24, 2015

Join Dr. Krister Lowe and today's guest and leading organizational coach Carissa Bub for this week’s episode of The Team Coaching Zone Podcast. Carissa is a successful leadership and organizational coach, former journalist and entrepreneur with over 15 years's global experience. She helps clients to co-create future fit organizations increasing both social and business value. As a former broadcast journalist (BBC) turned executive coach, her trusted reputation is built on challenging senior management, board directors, global teams and next generation leaders to proactively drive change and consistently deliver high performance results. Carissa is on the Global Coaching Faculty at BlackRock, is a member of the International Coaching Federation, the European Mentoring and Coaching Council and the Royal Society of Arts. She is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) and has a number of additional qualifications including: Organizational Relationship Systems Coach (ORSCC), Master NLP Practitioner, Psychometric Assessor, Team Diagnostic Consultant, Post-graduate diploma in Broadcast Journalism, Diploma in Performance Coaching, and a Diploma in Psychoanalytic Developmental Psychology. Carissa has run her own leadership development business since 2002, and recently launched her latest endeavor--a new company called Intellegra.

In this episode of the podcast, Carissa shares her journey from studying child psychotherapy to entering the world of broadcast journalism to conducting media training for companies and executives and then into executive and team coaching. Themes explored in the podcast include: the role of story and emotion in teams and team coaching; the role of relationships; helping teams give voice to the emotion in the room; coaching for hygiene in teams vs. performance and systemic change; helping teams shift from being management teams to leadership teams; contracting in team coaching; building teams of teams across silos; walking away from team coaching when you aren't a good fit; slowing down to focus on what really matters; reinventing organizations; life long learning and more. She also shares stories and tips from her own team coaching practice.

Carissa's insights about the power of story and emotion in teams will leave every team coach wanting to learn more about how to leverage these two powerful aspects in their own coaching practices.

Nov 18, 2015

Join Dr. Krister Lowe and today’s special guest Dr. Ruth Wageman--a leading scholar and practitioner in the area of team coaching. Dr. Wageman is Director at ReThink Health and an Associate in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University. She specializes in the field of Organizational Behavior, studying and teaching the design and leadership of task performing teams. Professor Wageman studies the conditions under which teams are able to accomplish collective purposes and to grow in capability over time. Her work with teams places a particular emphasis on self-governing teams, especially those with complex problem-solving and social change purposes. Her current work focuses on enabling the development of collaborative leadership capacity, especially that of multi-stakeholder groups working to transform regional health systems. With Richard Hackman and Erin Lehman, she designed the Team Diagnostic Survey, an instrument that assesses the effectiveness of teams and that is used both for scholarly research and to guide effective leadership of teams. Selected publications include: “Creating Great Leadership Teams for Complex Problems,” “The changing ecology of teams: New directions for teams research,” with Heidi Gardner and Mark Mortensen, “Senior Leadership Teams: What it Takes to Make Them Great,” with Debra A. Nunes, James Burruss, and Richard Hackman; “Asking the Right Questions about Leadership,” American Psychologist; “As the twig is bent: The effects of shared values on emergent interdependence in teams” with Fred Gordon, Organization Science; “A theory of team coaching,” with Hackman, Academy of Management Review; “Team Diagnostic Survey: Development of an Instrument,” with Hackman and Lehman, Journal of Applied Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Wageman received her Ph.D. from Harvard University’s Joint Doctoral Program in Organizational Behavior in 1993. She received her BA in Psychology from Columbia University in 1987, and returned there to join the faculty of the Graduate School of Business, making her the first female alum of Columbia College to join Columbia’s faculty. She joined the faculty of the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College in 2000, and returned to Harvard in 2006. She joined ReThink Health, an Initiative of the Fannie E. Rippel Foundation, as its Director of Research in 2009.

In this episode of The Team Coaching Zone Podcast, Dr. Wageman shares her journey into becoming a leading scholar in the area of teams and team coaching. She also provides an overview of a number of her books and articles that will be of particular interest to team coaches. Additional themes covered in the episode include: the key factors that contribute to team effectiveness; the role of compelling purpose, task requirements, and structure in teams; the different types and timing of team coaching interventions; the leader as team coach vs. using external team coaches; the Team Diagnostic Survey; leadership teams; multi-stakeholder teams, stewardship teams and more. She also shares some reflections on her mentor and colleague the late Dr. Richard Hackman. Finally Dr. Wageman discusses her recent work creating systemic change in regional healthcare systems through her work as a Director at ReThink Health--an initiative of the Fannie E. Rippel Foundation.

This episode is a priceless opportunity for team coaches to learn from a world-class scholar, a leading researcher and an early pioneer in the field of team coaching. It is an episode you will surely not want to miss!

Nov 11, 2015

Join Dr. Krister Lowe and today's guest and pioneering organizational coach Dr. Dorothy Siminovitch for this week’s episode of The Team Coaching Zone Podcast. Dorothy Siminovitch, PhD, MCC is a Master Certified Coach, the founder of Gestalt Coaching Works, LLC and an international coach, consultant, group facilitator, presenter/speaker, and author. She is founder, co-owner, faculty, and Director of Training for the Gestalt Coaching Programs in Istanbul and in Toronto, both ICF-ACTP coach training programs. She is also co‐founder of the Gestalt Center for Coaching, which delivers ICF-accredited coach training workshops and extended programs internationally.

In this episode of the podcast Dorothy shares her journey into Gestalt-based coaching which she pioneered 20 years ago. Themes explored in the podcast include: the shift in human collective consciousness required to adapt to a VUCA world; an introduction to Gestalt approaches to intervention; key Gestalt principles and practices and how they inform coaching individuals and teams; levels of system; the influences of Appreciative Inquiry, Adult Learning Theory and Intentional Change on Gestalt-based practice; as well as a range of tips and techniques for applying Gestalt thinking to team coaching. Dorothy also shares a story from her team coaching practice and also introduces listeners to her latest area of innovation: Awareness IQ. Finally she shares information about her coach training programs in Toronto and Istanbul.

Dr. Siminovitch is truly one of the pioneers and leading figures in the field of Gestalt-based coaching. Every team coach will surely want to dive into the depths of Dorothy's experience and wisdom in this episode!

Nov 3, 2015

Join Dr. Krister Lowe and today's guests and leading organizational coaches Richard Boston and Dean Taylor for this week’s episode of The Team Coaching Zone Podcast. Richard and Dean are with LeaderSpace—a consultancy specializing in leadership and team performance based in the United Kingdom and in Australia. Richard is Managing Director at LeaderSpace and a Chartered Business Psychologist with a thorough knowledge of leadership, team performance, and psychology. He’s the author of ‘ARC Leadership’, arguing that leaders need to be Authentic, Responsible and Courageous if they and their organisations are to move from surviving to thriving in a complex world. Dean is a Chartered Business Psychologist with a special interest in emotional intelligence and positive psychology. He is highly skilled in leadership assessment and development, emotional intelligence, team and organizational development and psychometrics.

In this episode of the podcast Richard and Dean share a range of insights and stories from their team coaching practices. Themes covered in the episode include: the LeaderSpace 5 step team coaching process (1. Engage, 2. Assess, 3. Align, 4. Progress, 5. Review); co-team coaching; future trends in team coaching including: habit formation in teams, where team coaches can really make a difference, bringing multiple teams together to accelerate change, catapulting team coaching across organizations and within industries to address systemic challenges, and more. Richard and Dean also share a number of compelling stories involving teams in the management consulting, charity and public sectors.

This episode is brimming over with a wealth 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!

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