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!
Join Dr. Krister Lowe and today's guest and leading organizational coach--Mazher Ahmad--for this week's episode of The Team Coaching Zone Podcast. Mazher Ahmad is a Principal at Philosophy IB where he oversees the firm's Human Capital Consulting Practice area and where he is also actively involved in the Leadership and Team Practice area. Mazher has in-depth experience as an Executive and Team Development coach, and has worked with leaders at all levels, across a variety of functions and industries. Prior to joining Philosophy IB, Mazher was the Chief People Office for the KIPP Charter Schools, the largest network of public charter schools in the nation, and also served as Chief of Staff to the Chairman and CEO of Dun & Bradstreet, where he oversaw a number of strategic human capital initiatives. He has an MBA from the University of Chicago.
In this episode, Mazher shares insights on Philosophy IB's approach to scaling internal team coaching. Specific themes explored include: the driving need for team coaching in business; the importance of understanding the fundamentals of teams; developing core coaching skills; the use of diagnostic instruments in team coaching; designing a team coaching training curriculum; catalyzing an internal team coaching culture and more. Mazher shares a number of insights and lessons learned from a recent client engagement involving training more than 30+ internal team coaches.
This is an episode that both new as well as experienced team coaches will surely not want to miss!
Join Dr. Krister Lowe and today's show guest and leading organizational coach Allison Crumpler--the Associate Director of Learning and Leadership Development at Novella Clinical. Allison provides executive, management and team coaching with an emphasis on functional and cross-functional collaboration to achieve ultimate team, project and process optimization. Allison is also responsible for the development and deployment of leadership training programs and the oversight of the clinical technology training group.
In this episode of the podcast Allison shares her journey beginning with a 15 year career for the YMCA where she rose to becoming the Associate Branch Executive Director and where she developed a passion for coaching and leadership learning and development. She then moved over to Novella Clinical and over the past two and half years has become an internal team coach and has now coached a dozen teams. As part of her journey she pursued formal training as a coach through the TeamAdvantage team coaching program as well as through the Healthcare Coaching Institute in Raleigh North Carolina. Themes explored in the podcast include: the journey to becoming a team coach; the Team Advantage team coaching process; coaching team leaders; overcoming roadblocks and setbacks in team coaching; fostering an organizational culture of team coaching and more.
Allison is an inspiring example for team coaches looking to make the leap into team coaching. And her story also highlights the value for companies of investing in the development of internal team coaches and developing a teaming culture. This is an episode that all team coaches will surely not want to miss!
Join Dr. Krister Lowe and today's show guests--leading organizational coaches William Adams and Roma Gaster of Full Circle Group and The Leadership Circle. William Adams is the CEO of Full Circle Group and The Leadership Circle and has more than 30 years of experience focusing on transformational change, large systems change, leadership and teamwork as well as youth leadership. Roma Gaster is a Director and Partner at Full Circle Group and The Leadership Circle and also brings more than 30 years of experience working on the human side of business alongside their strategic context in order to generate results beyond expectations.
In this episode of the podcast, Bill and Roma share insights about coaching at the individual, team and systems levels. They explore their approach to "collective leadership" which they have been helping organizations capitalize on for 20 years. They also explore the developmental consciousness of leaders, teams and full organizational systems. Additional themes and resources explored in the podcast include: organizations as creating the greatest laboratory and environments to develop people; stories and lessons learned working with organizations around the globe; the Leadership Circle Profile; the recently published book "Mastering Leadership: An Integrated Framework for Breakthrough Performance and Extraordinary Business Results;" as well as information about their certification training programs and more.
This is an episode full of wisdom and value that both new and experienced team coaches will surely not want to miss!