Purpose and Performance
How is team Coaching different than individual coaching?
The pivotal difference is that client is the team as a whole. Team members identify needs and establish goals based on their shared purpose.
Why coach a team?
A collection of high performing individuals does not necessarily equate to a high performing team. It is in the web of connections within the team and its connected systems where teaming truly happens.
3 reasons clients ask for team coaching
To improve some specific aspect of performance:
To make things happen Faster:
Adaptation to new circumstances/conditions
To make things happen differently:
Creating a coaching culture
Teaming characteristics weave a web of influences and outcomes that need to be viewed, assessed, and adapted together.
This Complex Adaptive Systems approach includes; the team's internal systems, the external systems of their stakeholders, and the interdependencies between all the systems that affect or are influenced by the team.