The Team Diagnostic™ Assessment Psychometric Analysis Summary

Team Coaching International conducted Internal Consistency Reliability and Construct Validity analyses. This psychometric analysis was performed by researchers from the University of Minnesota. The test of Internal Consistency Reliability for each of the 14 Team Performance Indicators™ (TPIs) of the Team Diagnostic™ assessment assesses the degree to which the items pertaining to each TPI are measuring that same TPI. The Internal Consistency Reliability (or Cronbach’s alpha) results demonstrated good levels of reliability overall. On average, […]

Coach, Consultant, Trainer: Wearing Multiple Hats On a Team

Here’s the scene. You’re there in a conference room with a team. You just noticed something. The team noticed that you noticed. Now the team is staring at you, waiting for a comment, a question, or a direction to follow. In that moment you have to decide what hat you’re wearing: coach, consultant or in some cases, trainer. The team doesn’t care. All they want are better results. You have that goal in mind of […]


Creating Sustainable High Performing Teams Through Team Coaching

For more than 100 years, Wolters Kluwer, CCH has been a leader in providing resources, information and analysis to tax and accounting professionals. As part of their mission, CCH brings to their clients thought-leading articles and topics from leaders in a wide variety of fields. An article appeared in their “Ultimate HR Manual” series that we knew you would enjoy. Creating Sustainable High Performing Teams Through Team Coaching by Michelle Chambers, M.Ed., CHRP, CTDP, ORSC-t Team coaching […]


Team Coaching in Pairs

My colleague and I were working with a senior management team from a well-known technol­ogy company. We were in the afternoon of day one of a two-day session. The team was engaged in important conversation about low team scores for Trust and Ac­countability — except for two team members who were clearly not taking this seriously. In fact, they were creat­ing a distraction — at least in my mind — a distraction that was undermining […]


Breaking the Code on High Performing Teams

Most people in organizations, if they’ve been around long enough, have been on a great team or maybe two, a number of so-so teams, and a few disappointing teams. It’s easy to conclude that the difference between them is simply the membership. That’s often how team leaders approach poorly performing teams: replace the weak or broken parts. Sometimes, it’s true, the mix needs adjustment to get the skill set, temperament, and experience the team needs […]


Correlation Between Positivity & Business Performance

Interesting and fundamental research on the correlation between positivity and business performance was conducted by Marcial Losada and Emily Heaphy in 2004, when they studied The Role of Positivity and Connectivity in the Performance of Business Teams.* In their study, the interactions of 60 business teams were observed during meetings and thousands of behaviors and characteristics were “coded” in a capture lab in terms of these ratios: Other: Self Inquiry: Advocacy Positivity: Negativity The business […]

Shopping Cart