Team Coaching

Humans have organized in groups and teams to accomplish common goals for a very long time. Organizations, as teams of teams, depend upon high quality collaboration and teamwork for organizational success. To quote Patrick Lencioni: teamwork remains the ultimate competitive advantage, both because it is so powerful and rare.

While organizations now turn to coaches to deliver team coaching, the field is thought to be 30 years behind individual coaching in terms of definitions, research and established training programs (Hawkins, 2014). David Clutterbuck’s comments (Clutterbuck, 2008) may still be relevant. The first category of team coaches “…transfer what they do in coaching individuals, add a dash of facilitation and or team building, and then wing it. The second category starts with a deep understanding of team process and dynamics, and distinguishes carefully between team coaching and facilitation…”. Here’s to finding our team coaching wings.

Videos

Team Coaching: The Art and Science

Unique among team development modalities, team coaching involves making real-time interventions as a team performs real work—which helps to generate in-the-moment awareness, imm...

Webinar - Team Coaching Deep Dive

In recent years there’s been a surge of interest in the practice of team...

David Clutterbuck

What advantages are there from training everyone in the team to coach? Find out more from the video.

Ruth Wageman

Why are teams lousy at creative tasks? What can a team do together and more importantly, when should they go solo? Find out more from Dr. Ruth Wageman, Visiting Scholar at the D...

Videos

Team Coaching: The Art and Science

Unique among team development modalities, team coaching involves making real-time interventions as a team performs real work—which helps to generate in-the-moment awareness, imm...

Webinar - Team Coaching Deep Dive

In recent years there’s been a surge of interest in the practice of team...

David Clutterbuck

What advantages are there from training everyone in the team to coach? Find out more from the video.

Ruth Wageman

Why are teams lousy at creative tasks? What can a team do together and more importantly, when should they go solo? Find out more from Dr. Ruth Wageman, Visiting Scholar at the D...

Videos

Team Coaching: The Art and Science

Unique among team development modalities, team coaching involves making real-time interventions as a team performs real work—which helps to generate in-the-moment awareness, imm...

Webinar - Team Coaching Deep Dive

In recent years there’s been a surge of interest in the practice of team...

David Clutterbuck

What advantages are there from training everyone in the team to coach? Find out more from the video.

Ruth Wageman

Why are teams lousy at creative tasks? What can a team do together and more importantly, when should they go solo? Find out more from Dr. Ruth Wageman, Visiting Scholar at the D...

Articles

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

In The Five Dysfunctions of a Team Patrick Lencioni once again offers a leadership fable that is as enthralling and instructive as his first...

Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice
Quick Summary

This paper provides a summary of team coaching literature and includes team effectiveness studies that can inform team coachin...

Introduction to Corentus Team Coaching

Alexander Caillet and Amy Yeager are excited to share their new book: Introduction to Corentus Team Coaching. 

Access the private Corentu...

Senior Leadership Teams

An organization's fate hinges on its CEO—right? Not according to the authors of "Senior Leadership Teams." They argue that in today's world of neck-sn...

Team Leadership Styles

As someone who has dedicated much of my professional life to team coaching and consulting, I frequently get asked what the word "team" really means. W...

Understanding Team Development Practices

One of the first steps in most of my team engagements is highlighting the boundaries between various possible ways of working with teams. In particula...

Team Diagnostic Theory

The Team Diagnostic Survey is a well-validated instrument designed to diagnose the strengths and weaknesses of teams. Drs. Ruth Wageman, Richard Hackm...

International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentoring
Background
  • One third of organisations use team coaching.
  • Team coaching is 30 years behind individual coaching in definition...
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team outlines the root causes of politics and dysfunction on the teams where you work, and the keys to overcoming...

Articles

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

In The Five Dysfunctions of a Team Patrick Lencioni once again offers a leadership fable that is as enthralling and instructive as his first two best-selling books,...

Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice
Quick Summary

This paper provides a summary of team coaching literature and includes team effectiveness studies that can inform team coaching practice. Four team coach...

Introduction to Corentus Team Coaching

Alexander Caillet and Amy Yeager are excited to share their new book: Introduction to Corentus Team Coaching. 

Access the private Corentus page here:...

Senior Leadership Teams

An organization's fate hinges on its CEO—right? Not according to the authors of "Senior Leadership Teams." They argue that in today's world of neck-snapping change, demands on l...

Team Leadership Styles

As someone who has dedicated much of my professional life to team coaching and consulting, I frequently get asked what the word "team" really means. What exactly is it that sepa...

Understanding Team Development Practices

One of the first steps in most of my team engagements is highlighting the boundaries between various possible ways of working with teams. In particular, I often need to clarify...

Team Diagnostic Theory

The Team Diagnostic Survey is a well-validated instrument designed to diagnose the strengths and weaknesses of teams. Drs. Ruth Wageman, Richard Hackman, Erin Lehman and their c...

International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentoring
Background
  • One third of organisations use team coaching.
  • Team coaching is 30 years behind individual coaching in definitions, training, research.
  • ...
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team outlines the root causes of politics and dysfunction on the teams where you work, and the keys to overcoming them. Counter to convention...

Articles

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

In The Five Dysfunctions of a Team Patrick Lencioni once again offers a leadership fable that is as enthralling and instructive as his first two best-selling books,...

Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice
Quick Summary

This paper provides a summary of team coaching literature and includes team effectiveness studies that can inform team coaching practice. Four team coach...

Introduction to Corentus Team Coaching

Alexander Caillet and Amy Yeager are excited to share their new book: Introduction to Corentus Team Coaching. 

Access the private Corentus page here:...

Senior Leadership Teams

An organization's fate hinges on its CEO—right? Not according to the authors of "Senior Leadership Teams." They argue that in today's world of neck-snapping change, demands on l...

Team Leadership Styles

As someone who has dedicated much of my professional life to team coaching and consulting, I frequently get asked what the word "team" really means. What exactly is it that sepa...

Understanding Team Development Practices

One of the first steps in most of my team engagements is highlighting the boundaries between various possible ways of working with teams. In particular, I often need to clarify...

Team Diagnostic Theory

The Team Diagnostic Survey is a well-validated instrument designed to diagnose the strengths and weaknesses of teams. Drs. Ruth Wageman, Richard Hackman, Erin Lehman and their c...

International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentoring
Background
  • One third of organisations use team coaching.
  • Team coaching is 30 years behind individual coaching in definitions, training, research.
  • ...
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team outlines the root causes of politics and dysfunction on the teams where you work, and the keys to overcoming them. Counter to convention...