TCZ Podcast #130: Michelle Chambers: What Creates Resilience in Teams?
Michelle Chambers and I met through Team Coaching International several years ago as members of Faculty. She's one of the most joyful people I know and a really savvy organisational development and team coaching expert. We caught up just before the end of 2020 to talk through her take on resilience and how she works systemically with teams to build it.
Always grateful to hear your feedback, meanwhile please enjoy this episode of the Team Coaching Zone Podcast.
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TCZ Podcast #129: Alison Hodge: Mapping the Territory of Team Coaching: Part 2
In this second part of my conversation with Dr Alison Hodge, we dive further into the territory of team coaching. I hope you find it as thrilling, fun and eye-opening as I did. Some of the points we explore are how to use or apply the map to
- identify the dynamic forces at play on the team and organisation
- invite nature into the conversation
- navigate your terrain as a team coach during a client engagement
- share the map with your client to define where to start an engagement
- develop yourself and your clients' capacity to be with the emergent
- allow ourselves to be with the magic of life itself
- create dialogue and a unified field for the team coaching profession
I would love your feedback and any other thoughts that come to mind.
TCZ Podcast Episode #128: Alison Hodge: Journey into Team Coaching Supervision
I'm delighted to introduce Dr Alison Hodge to you listeners in this first of two episodes on team coaching supervision. Alison has been supervising Executive Coaches and OD/HR consultants for more than 21 years in Australia, South East Asia, the United States, Europe and the UK, both individually and in groups. She is a senior faculty member with the Coaching Supervision Academy responsible for curriculum and design, and published author on supervising team coaches. More recently Alison has created a map that captures the complexity of the multi facets of team coaching. She is also an accredited Executive Coach and brings a wealth of experience as a practitioner in her own right.
In this conversation we explore
- how to characterise team coaching supervision
- what the process involves
- tips for team coaches considering becoming a supervisor
- the distinction between team and group dynamics
- mapping the territory of team coaching
In episode #129 we will journey deeper into the territory of team coaching.
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TCZ Episode #127 | Linda Berlot | Coaching Across Cultures in the C-Suite
I am delighted to share this latest Episode #127 of the Team Coaching Zone in which I interview Linda Berlot, CEO of Berlot Group in Dubai. In this episode we explore what is it like coaching C-Suite leaders as a team? What golden nuggets would you want to have as a team coach walking into this arena for the first time? Especially coaching a multicultural leadership team?
Linda and her colleagues at Berlot Group provide professional and expert team coaching solutions to C-Suite leadership teams across the Middle East, and Internationally. Linda is also a CRRGlobal partner - and owner of the ACTP coach training school licensed to deliver ICF accredited ORSC Coaching core curriculum programs in the region.
Other aspects of team coaching we explore are:
- Coaching a leadership team as a system
- Helping leaders become more Relationship Systems intelligent
- Linda's litmus test for coaching with a worldview
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TCZ Podcast #126: Joel DiGirolamo: The Story Behind The ICF Team Coaching Competencies
Delighted to be joined in this episode by Joel DiGirolamo, Director of Coaching Science for the International Coaching Federation (ICF). Joel leads the organization’s efforts to develop, curate and disseminate information around the science of coaching, and most recently the publication of the Team Coaching Competencies.
Joel shares what inspired this groundbreaking research and gives us insight into the extensive and rigorous process the ICF conducted to realise a framework with twenty-nine team coaching competencies. In this episode Joel shares the definition of team coaching versus other forms of team development. We also talk about why this work matters now, accreditation and next steps.
For listeners who enjoy personal stories, Joel and I also share our passion for ashtanga yoga and the power it has had in advancing our practice as team coaches.
More on Joel DiGirolamo
Joel has more than 30 years of staff and management experience in Fortune 500 companies and is the author of two books, Leading Team Alpha and Yoga in No Time at All. He holds a master’s degree in industrial and organizational psychology from Kansas State University, an MBA from Xavier University, and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Purdue University. He is an Associate Editor for Consulting Psychology Journal. Contact Joel:
ICF Team Coaching Competencies
TCZ Podcast #125: Lucy Widdowson and Paul J Barbour: Building Top Performing Teams
In Episode #125 of the Team Coaching Zone Podcast I'm joined by a dynamic duo team - Lucy Widdowson and Paul J Barbour, co-authors of Building Top Performing Teams A practical guide to team coaching to improve collaboration and drive organizational success (Kogan Page).
Lucy is Director of Performance Edge and a board member of the UK International Coaching Federation. During her 30 year corporate career Lucy worked at board level and as an HR Director in retail and airlines and led award-winning teams. Paul combines a global client base with practitioner research in human collaboration, team coaching and conflict resolution. His interest in the psychology of teams began during a successful 20-year career as a senior leader in Kerry Group PLC, one of the world’s largest food and ingredients businesses. Both Lucy and Paul are lead tutors on Team Coaching at Henley Business School.
In this episode we focus on ways of being as a Team Coach including:
- a framework to explore your Being as a Team Coach
- the importance of contracting as a means to unleashing creativity
- tools to bring out the collective wisdom of teams
- how to get beyond your own story and self-limiting mindset
- discovering your signature as a Team Coach
Find Building Top Performing Teams: A Practical Guide to Team Coaching to Improve Collaboration and Drive Organizational Success (Kogan Page, January 2021). on Amazon, Google Books and Apple Books.