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Team Development

Why Teams?

You're all supposed to come together, coordinate your skills and accomplish incredible things. You're supposed to be "more than the sum of the parts". But often, experience in teams leads to disappointment, frustration, stalling or outright failure. To put it plainly, intelligent people often get dumber when they try and work together. And if that's not bad enough, some "wicked" team problems have tangled, social complexities. That means when you try and solve one problem it spawns other sticky problems.

Team Development

We help different types of team

Temporary Teams or workgroups

Temporary Teams or workgroups

Comprising of individuals who only come together occasionally, perhaps from different organisations, departments or agencies, for a specific task
Learning Groups


Comprising of individuals who want to support each other in some way. These are teams only in that they have the common goal of mutual learning
True Teams


An organisational functional unit that aspire to deliver as a High Performing Team
Senior Leadership Teams

Senior Leadership Teams

Business Leaders responsible for leading entire organisations

We help teams primarily in two ways

Team Task Facilitation

This is where we help our client accomplish a specific, challenging or significant task (or set of tasks). Tasks might include making a joint decision, planning a strategic change, solving a knotty problem, idea generation, creating a new product or process, creating a new vision or set of values. The scope of the intervention is the achievement of the specific task. We provide temporary support over a limited duration for a clear, measurable outcome. Any additional learning that takes place is a welcome, secondary bonus.

Team Learning Facilitation/Group Coaching

This is where a team or workgroup has to meet and work on an ongoing basis and wish to improve on and develop their teaming skills. They want to achieve, on an ongoing basis. The primary aim of the programme would be the development of the team’s capacity at a deeper level, to perform generally, not merely the delivery of a particular outcome or one-off achievement. Here tasks are important content but the coaching focuses on the team process. The coach or facilitator helps the team as a whole, perform and function together more effectively across multiple tasks and various process issues. Teams are helped to identify self-perpetuated patterns that help or hinder their effective team functioning. They learn through the experience to self manage their development, to perform autonomously in ever improving ways.

Is your team stuck?

There's no secret to "Team whispering".  A good team coach has practical experience backed with systems thinking, psychological insight and often a good dose of humour.
Unstick your team


Building Your Confidence Fast For New Leaders

I’ve asked 1000’s of new leaders, “what do you want to learn the most first” and they nearly always tell me the same thing. 

They tell me they want to feel confident, and they want to know what to do to get up to speed as quickly as possible.

So I’ve creates this short, 10 minute video session to quickly give you that for free.

You will learn

  • How confidence works and how to get it
  • The 5 quick and real sources of confidence you need in a new management role
  • The fastest way to create value in you business as a new leader
  • How to benchmark your skills against the most stress tested core skills of new leaders
  • The one thing you need to accelerate your experience as a leader