Supporting Collaboration with a Psychological Safety Net

Supporting Collaboration with a Psychological Safety Net

Does your team climate encourage the communication and psychological safety that is so necessary to innovation, or shut it down? Is it a safe and courageous space in which people are comfortable expressing and being themselves? Or have they learned to play it safe...
Steps for Successful Team Coaching

Steps for Successful Team Coaching

Why team coaching? Why now?   As organizational coaches, with a decade of experience in coaching systems across industries, cultures, structures and at different stages of evolution, we hear these two questions over and over. While an organization’s leadership or...
Using Rank Responsibly

Using Rank Responsibly

At the heart of change leadership lies a simple truth – to develop a culture that draws the best from each member, we must remain conscious of how rank, power and privilege can affect the discussion.   Part of a leader’s role is to design a conversational...
Reigniting After Burnout

Reigniting After Burnout

Burnout is what happens when we ignore the soul whispering against an unhealthy job or relationship. • Dr. Dina Glouberman   I was completely depleted. We’d just come out of a meeting where we’d finally aligned on a forward action. Our team had agreed on this...
Intelligent Failure

Intelligent Failure

We are all failures – at least, the best of us are. • J.M. Barrie   Years ago in a training course, I was asked to stick a label to myself marked ‘failure.’  I looked at our leaders in disbelief. Surely this was a joke. No one in their right mind was going...
Leadership That Inspires

Leadership That Inspires

We’re here for a reason. I believe a bit of the reason is to throw little torches out to lead people through the dark. • Whoopi Goldberg   When you think about inspirational leaders, who sparks a flame in you? Is there someone in your life you can point to...