What is Team Coaching?
Team coaching is crucial in communicating the vision, direction, strategies and ambitions of management to employees. By improving the understanding and commitment of people, desired results can be accomplished. Team Coaching removes the obstacles caused by poor communication and lack of planning. It encourages feedback and idea sharing from team members. Team coaching facilitates better and meaningful results. It improves work satisfaction and personal performance of the employees.
- Personal Development Time : First step: the team facilitator spends time with each person on the team discussing their work and communication style using assessment tools as the catalyst for discussion. This step is invaluable, as it allows each participant time to think about their style and set personal goals for the workshop. Equally important, it enables the facilitator to identify the team challenges and customise the team workshop in order to address the current and real issues.
- Team Workshop: This second step involves two half-day workshops which again allows time for the team to digest and truly own the material and the results. The facilitator first helps the team to recognise their accomplishments and their challenges and then introduces the team to the differing working styles, relating what this means for their dynamics and productivity. The second session is spent addressing the specific team challenges.
- Follow up with Manager and Team: The final step of the process is follow up in order to ensure that each person on the team is accountable for making real change. The facilitator will meet with the manager shortly post workshop to give them strategies for tailoring their style to suit the needs of their employees. Lastly, the team facilitator will meet again with the team within three months post workshop to ensure accountability and follow through in terms of addressing their specific challenges.