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How can coaching help develop and support a team?

At Taylor Clarke, we have been providing coaching for teams for many years. Clients tell us that the team coaching we provide enables teams to work together more effectively and deliver stronger performance.

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We use a structured process, tailored specifically to the needs of each team, and our highly experienced coaches work with the team to help them achieve their goals, enhance their interpersonal relationships and ways of working together.

Some of the benefits of team coaching include:

Enhanced Collaboration and Communication

Team coaching improves communication and collaboration within a team. A skilled coach will observe patterns in communication and can highlight them to the team so the team can consider how these patterns are affecting their ability to work together effectively. Teams can learn new ways to communicate effectively, resolve conflicts, and work together to achieve their goals. A skilled coach can support a team to recognise individual strengths which can lead to better teamwork and collaboration.

Increased Engagement and Morale

Coaching can also help increase engagement within the team, so all team members feel more valued, supported and connected to their team and organisation. A coach can help the team explore what they need to sustain their engagement and connection, and what actions they can take to ensure this is in put in place and maintained beyond the coaching relationship.

Improved Problem-Solving Skills

A skilled team coach can help team members develop their problem-solving skills. Through facilitation of open communication and collaboration, the coach can support the team to consider a range of perspectives and ideas. Team members can learn how to work together to correctly identify the root cause of problems, explore the factors that are contributing to the problems, come up with solutions, implement agreed actions, review the outcomes and take on board any learnings.

Better Decision-Making

Team coaching can help teams develop their joint decision-making skills. By working with a coach, teams can learn how to identify the criteria against which they want to make particular decisions, evaluate options against these criteria together and more easily reach consensus on decisions. They learn a tried and tested approach that they can use beyond the end of the coaching relationship.

Increased Productivity

Team coaching can help increase productivity by supporting the team to explore how they could improve processes and practices to help them work more efficiently. A coach can help the team to identify how they can improve their workflow, eliminate unnecessary steps, and optimise their processes. With the support of a skilled coach, the team can work together to implement these changes, reflect on the impact of the changes and make any refinements.

In conclusion, team coaching can deliver many benefits by improving communication, boosting engagement and morale, developing problem solving ability, improving decision making and enhancing productivity.


If you would like to talk to one of team coaches to discuss how we may be able to support your teams, please email and Anne will arrange a call or virtual meeting for you. You can also contact us here.


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