Team Coaching Sheerline Perspectives

Top Tips for... Coping with conflict and ‘team killers’

11th August, 2017

A degree of conflict is inevitable in any team or organisation. As a leader or manager, handling conflict within your team is a key skill that can help to ensure your team continues to work effectively.  Here are our top tips for dealing with any ‘team killers’ you may come across and how to avoid them.

Is 'artificial harmony' holding back your team?

11th August, 2017

Going back to work after a break can be tough. It's enough to strike terror into even the most enthusiastic employee. In this month's blog we explore just how to handle going back to the normality of work after having a break.

Will you have the gumption to continue?

3rd June, 2017

Have you ever been caught in a gumption trap? I am going to guess that you have. A better question might be ‘how did you handle the gumption trap?’ 

How to 'Unstick' your Top Team

5th May, 2017

Last month we looked at the different ways organisations get stuck, just like people do.  In this article, we’ll think about how best to work with each type of “stuckness” by considering how coaches might best interface and work with each particular situation.  As they say, if your only tool is a hammer, then all problems look like nails! 

Teams Get Stuck Too

7th April, 2017

Nothing can feel more frustrating than being stuck in your business. You're sure you need to grow your company but you're not exactly sure where to start. This month's blog focuses on the ways in which organisations get stuck and explore what can be done about each of them. 

Top Tips - How to Encourage Your Team to Think Strategically

16th March, 2017

Most people think of strategic thinking as something only people in upper management or company leaders do. While it does start with leadership, strategic thinking is everyone’s job. It can be difficult to execute a strategic plan if the entire team is not on board. Read our latest top tips for encouraging your team to think strategically.

If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will do

10th November, 2016

As a management consultant in a previous life and now as an executive coach, I have a little game when I sit in an organisation’s reception and gaze at the Mission Statement which is usually prominently displayed on the wall.

The Worst Job I Ever Had

14th July, 2016

Wow, a lot has happened since my last blog - events moving at breakneck speed. Every political party in the UK seems to be in turmoil and the Government, whoever ends up as Prime Minister, has an awful lot on its plate. So how should they go about putting these new teams together? Read on...

Why Is Everyone Talking About Pushing The Boat Out?

10th March, 2016

Are you building a top team? Are you thinking where to start? How are you choosing the team or, are you setting the goals first? In this month blog we offer some thoughts to those of you who are developing or maintaining high performing leadership teams.