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The world of work is changing in new and unprecedented ways. We are now working remotely, spending more time than ever in our homes, and trying our best to find a healthy new work/life balance. With all of this change, what are the skills team leaders can use to build great teams who will work together with shared vision during these challenging times?
As we enter April, Erickson's #CoachingCulture month, it is very useful to focus on key coaching culture questions.
How do you feel when you are asked and not told? The ability to ask open-ended questions (instead of closed) helps to expand the brain to explore possibilities.
Equally important to how leaders communicate with their teams is how leaders provide and receive feedback. Sharing clear, timely and specific feedback supports the individual to develop. The ability to ask questions and pause when giving feedback gives team members/colleagues the ability to think, share and grow.
When we coaches think ‘coaching culture,’ we look with pride at companies with aligned teams, visionary leaders inspiring their reports, and corporate effectiveness as reported by members at multiple levels. We usually share the ‘hows’ of coaching culture.
In many companies, innovation is an elusive quality that is either present or not – rather than available as a process that can be trained and managed. Effective Solution-Focused team coaching and facilitation changes all that.
What makes for a great team? Why do some teams work so well together? What can be learned from those teams where the word work equals positive collaboration and meaningful engagement?
COVID-19’s impact on the world of business is everchanging. There is now a major restructuring of the way we work in the modern world as businesses begin to re-emerge into a changing marketplace. Indeed, the pandemic revealed many and varied problems that the business world had to quickly adapt to deal with. The many businesses that developed their response to the pandemic through leadership excellence are now looking ahead to focus on new solutions as the world of business undergoes unprecedented changes in 2021.