Session on 25 November 2020 03:30 UTC - View on timetable
The team coaching profession is growing very rapidly and so much of that change happened in the past five years, since I conducted some research asking a group of team coaches to reach a consensus on what are the most important qualities and skills of an effective team coach.
In this session, we will revisit that research and explore a range of questions, such as:
If we can agree that at least some of these qualities and skills are relevant and good, how do programs that train team coaches integrate any of these into their training process?
Are current team coaching programs doing any of this right now? What does that look like and how could it be improved?
As an individual team coaching practitioner, how have you or do you develop any of these qualities or skills in yourself?
Does quality development necessarily look much different than skill development? Any best practices for development of either?
What really separates great team coaches from mediocre ones? How does one become great?
Gain a clearer idea of, not only what are the most important qualities and skills to be an effective team coach, but also how we might go about developing ourselves into becoming better team coaches
Dr Bill Jacox has served as a director, facilitator, trainer, manager, and coach in a wide variety of contexts within government, higher education, for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. This includes years of leading wilderness expeditions for Outward Bound, creating and leading a leadership and team development program at the University of California Irvine, and traveling around the United States delivering team development programs for a management consulting firm. Bill currently works in local government and serves as the Director of Alameda County’s Training & Education Center.
He earned a Masters in Experiential Education from the Univesity of New Hampshire and a PhD in Leadership and Change from Antioch University. He is a Gallup-certified Strengths Coach and recently contributed a chapter to The Practitioner’s Handbook of Team Coaching, titled, “What are the key qualities and skills of an effective team coach?”