It is no secret that a strong team is vital to a company’s growth and success. Our facilitation training courses equip business owners, managers and staff with the skills that are needed for effective teamwork. Effective coaching is a powerful team-building tool that can improve your company performance significantly.

Define Goals

Effective coaching helps your team set and clarify attainable and measurable goals. A coach brings an outside, objective point of view to a team. This means they can identify contrasting goals and bring them to the forefront. So, they work with the team to reach a consensus and come up with a well-defined and focused goal toward which the entire team can work.

For example, success is every company’s goal, but it can be defined differently by different members of your team. A salesperson who defines success as amount of units sold considers himself or herself successful if he or she sells a million units. However, a manager who defines success as market penetration may not agree if the million units were sold to their usual customers. Success for this manager means opening up new markets and tapping untapped segments of their target population.

Resolve Problems

It is inevitable that problems will arise in the workplace. Personality clashes cause by learning styles, work habits or communication styles are common. Issues of trust and divergent management styles can arise as well.

The team couch owns discovering  the root causes of these problems. Left unaddressed, these problems manifest themselves in terms of insubordination, habitual tardiness and reluctance to work in a team. So, the coach helps the team confront the problem and guides them to an acceptable solution. This not only eliminates problem behaviors and negative attitudes in the workplace. In addition, you walk away with a more functional and united team.

Sustain Long-Term Growth

Every member of your team has his or her own personal goals and ambitions. When these goals are aligned with the company’s objectives, team members are more invested. A good coach knows this. He or she finds out what the individual goals and ambitions of your team are and helps integrate them with the objectives of the company as a whole.

Leadership Strategies offers several facilitator training courses, including online and meeting facilitation training. Get in touch with us if you need a seasoned and knowledgeable strategic planning facilitator. No matter what type of corporate facilitation you require, we can help.