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What Are The Differences Between Individual and Team Coaching?

By Phillip Sandahl

Based on the interest we’ve seen worldwide in HR and coaching conference topics, social media references and the questions we’re asked on a more frequent basis, curiosity about team coaching is popping up all over. One of the most common questions we’re asked is this: “What are the differences between individual and team coaching and what…

This Team is Not a Well-Oiled Machine. And That’s the Point.

By Phillip Sandahl

What’s wrong with being a “well-oiled machine?” you might ask. “Isn’t that the goal? Smooth-running, friction-free, rolling along”. Here’s the basic problem with that picture: it’s out of date. It applies to a work environment that passed into history at least a generation ago. Only the mindset remains. The structure of work has changed from…

5 Things You Can Do To Build A Better Team

By Alexis Phillips

Find the compelling mission – and you will find common ground. This is relatively straightforward with a project team and may not be so obvious with, for example, a team of regional directors. And yet, the compelling mission is what teams align around when the going gets tough; it is the commitment that is more…

How to Create Google’s Perfect Team

By Phillip Sandahl

You would expect Google to do the search for “what makes great teams?” better than most anyone. These masters of search and analysis were on a quest some years back with that question in mind. Google was motivated by research that shows that software engineers that work together in groups “tend to innovate faster, see…

Promote A Collaborative Work Culture With Leadership Team Building

By Phillip Sandahl

A collaborative and supportive work culture is an important criteria that decides whether an organization will succeed through fluctuating economic times. Employee productivity and morale are affected by the culture of the company, which in turn affects employee turnover rates that can cost organizations large amount of money. Culture also decides apt values suitable for…

Improve Employee Productivity With Team Building Activities And Surveys

By Phillip Sandahl

Employee productivity is a clear sign whether an organization will be successful or not. However, thankfully, there are ways to increase productivity within the organization. With team building activities that emphasize on building a trusting and winning culture, and by assessing the working environment through surveys, leaders will be able to make significant changes in…