Join Dr. Krister Lowe and today’s guest and early pioneer in the team coaching field—Professor David Clutterbuck—for this week’s episode of The Team Coaching Zone Podcast! Professor David Clutterbuck is Practice Lead at David Clutterbuck Partnership, Special Ambassador for the European Mentoring and Coaching Council, Founder of Coaching and Mentoring International, Visiting Professor at Sheffield Hallam, Oxford Brookes and York St. John Universities and an Adjunct Faculty at Ashridge Coaching MBA. He is also the author of 65 books and countless articles, white papers and blog posts. David is the author of the team coaching classic “Coaching the Team At Work”—an essential read for all team coaches. He is a thought leader in the coaching world and a leading trainer and supervisor of coaches and team coaches.
In this episode of the podcast, David shares his journey into team coaching. Themes explored on the show include: his book “Coaching The Team At Work;” working with teams across the full organizational hierarchy; multiple types of teams (leadership teams, cabin crew teams, stable teams, project teams, learning teams, evolutionary teams and more); knowledge management in teams; working with history in teams; coaching as a link between the inner context and the outer context; getting quick wins; the dangers of focusing too much on dysfunction; goals in team coaching; contracting and re-contracting in team coaching; three core focal areas in team coaching (performance, learning, relationships/behavior); focusing on opportunities vs. problems; performance vs. learning orientations; self-coaching in teams; individual vs. team level learning; coaching cultures in teams; learning plans in teams; peer coaching within teams; the importance of having skills in “being coached;” 9 signs when you shouldn’t coach a team; the current lack of team coach supervision; four developmental mindsets of coaches (model-based à process-based à philosophy/discipline-based à systemic/eclectic-based); powerful questions in team coaching; balancing bringing calm to teams while also generating constructive conflict; three practical tips for coaching teams – 1) how to manage extroverts vs. introverts in teams, 2) how to manage resistance to you as the team coach, 3) a creative way to address interpersonal conflict in teams; David’s 3-day “From One-to-One Coach to Team Coach” training program; David’s perspectives on the evolution of team coaching and more.
This is yet another podcast with a towering figure in the team coaching arena that is chock full of “value bombs” and an episode that you will surely not want to miss!
Join Dr. Krister Lowe and today's guest and pioneering figure in the field of team and systems coaching--Marita Fridjhon--for this episode of The Team Coaching Zone Podcast. Marita Fridjhon is CEO and Co-Founder of CRR Global, Inc.--an ICF accredited coach training school--and the Creator of the Organization & Relationship Systems Coaching (ORSC) Program. Her primary focus in coaching is on systemic change, leveraging diversity, creative communication, deep democracy in conflict management and the development of learning organizations.
Marita was a guest on the TCZ podcast last year in episode #020. The show was titled: "The Dreaming Nature of Systems: How Team, Executive & Business Coaches Can Work with What's Emerging." Marita is now back a year later to share an overview of her recently published book: "Creating Intelligent Teams: Leading with Relationship Systems Intelligence" which she co-authored with Anne Rod. Themes explored in the episode include: Why we need intelligent teams; the 5 principles of intelligent teams; the distributed nature of leadership in teams and systems; competencies of intelligent teams; the 3 phase approach to help teams discover and work with their intelligence; culturally intelligent teams; and more. Marita also provides listeners with two free resources available on the CRR Global website: 1) a benchmarking tool for creating coaching cultures in organizations; and 2) a white paper on the 5 principles and Relationship Systems Intelligence (RSI).
This episode provides listeners with a taste of the insights, tips and tools that await them in this "must-read" book on team coaching! Enjoy!
Join Dr. Krister Lowe and today's guest and leading organizational coach Dr. Doug MacKie for this week's episode of The Team Coaching Zone Podcast. Dr. MacKie is a Director, a business psychologist and an executive coach at CSA Consulting in Brisbane Australia. He specializes in the strength-based assessment and development of executive and leadership capability within top 100 companies both in the UK, Asia and Australia. Doug completed the largest controlled trial to date on the effects of strength-based executive coaching on transformational leadership behavior. He recently published a book on Strength-Based Leadership Coaching in Organisations (2016).
In this episode, Doug shares his early career as a practicing clinical psychologist and his experiences working on clinical teams. He then discusses his transition into organizational psychology and his mission to bring rigor to the research underlying the coaching field. Themes explored in the podcast include: strengths-based approach to leadership and team coaching; positive psychology; the importance of evidenced-based practice in coaching; strengths-based research controlled trial findings; the importance of aligning with team leaders; using the MLQ 360 with leaders and teams; how to bring a strengths-based approach into team coaching; how team coaching complements and adds to team facilitation and other forms of team intervention and more. Doug also shares some great stories from his practice coaching leaders and teams around the world including working with a team in Mongolia.
This is an episode that is sure to both inspire as well as to educate team coaches. You will not want to miss the powerful insights, lessons learned and practical tips that Dr. MacKie provides!