by Bradley Chapman (UK) So the world is smaller than you think, but not everybody else sees it at the moment. Why? Many of us are trading internationally and indeed we are connecting internationally, but so many are not. I asked myself, how can I open people's minds to
by Anne M. Bachrach (USA) If you want to learn how to build a team that builds success, you will want to take a look at the big picture. Take any successful entrepreneur, and behind him or her, you will find a well-suited team of supportive, knowledgeable, and energetic
by Noomi Melchior Natan (UK) What is the one thing you should always have front of mind when you are coaching a team? For me, it’s remembering that even though everyone might show up in their suits, clean-shaven with their professional facial expressions that don’t give much away in
by Shweta Jhajharia (UK) No successful big business owner is an island. You can keep a business running by yourself, but if you are ready to achieve growth, if you are ready to expand, then you need a team surrounding you. However, you cannot hire just anyone to work
by Veronica Wantenaar (South Africa) “What we know about individuals, no matter how rich the details, will never give us the ability to predict how they will behave as a system. Once individuals link together they become something different. Relationships change us, reveal us, and evoke more from us.
by Phil Bedford (UAE) Imagine the scenario The board room door closes, the manager says “what are we going to do? Sales are down, marketing budgets have dropped and we need clients or we will have to let some of you go. What can we do that we are
by Howard B. Esbin (Canada) The word ‘coach’ derives from an invention that revolutionised travel throughout 15th Century Europe. This started with a new kind of horse drawn carriage invented in the Hungarian town of Kocs. Over decades and centuries this type of carriage became known variously in Spanish
by Georgina Woudstra (UK) One of the challenges for team coaches, is that the literature largely focuses on the team; why teams are important, what makes a team versus a group, conditions that set up a team for success and factors that contribute to team performance (and team dysfunction).
by Mario González Forrellad (Germany) Getting a client team to sail a yacht is one of the most powerful tools for team coaching. It can be powerfully integrated with a classical team coaching process, as an outdoor workshop aimed to accelerate the development of the team in terms of
by David Frank Gomes (Canada) The word synergy comes from the Greek word sin-ergo, meaning, to work together. It points to a mutually supportive atmosphere of trust, where individual elements work towards their own goals, and although the goals may be very different, because they are all moving parts