How Do Effective Teamwork Coaches Do Their Best?

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How Do Effective Teamwork Coaches Do Their Best?Effective teamwork coaches assist people in taking responsibility for change.  This calls for the coach to help clarify goals and assist in the development of a workable plan.  Good coaches are also those who give healthy guidance and encouragement.

According to Gary Collins in Christian Coaching here are what good coaches do best:

  • Keep aware of their values
  • Listen carefully and give reliable feedback
  • Ask questions and in other ways assess each person’s experiences and desires
  • Focus conversation to avoid distractions and stay within time constraints
  • Guide discussion to consider the person’s personal spirituality and walk with God
  • Help people being coached envisions the future, clarify their missions, improve skills, and reach goals.
  • Resist temptations to dominate the conversation, talk about themselves, or give advice
  • Stimulate awareness, responsibility, and change
  • Focus on the present and the future, not on the past
  • Be trustworthy, available, honest, and committed to integrity
  • Encourage and show optimism
  • Speak the truth in love
  • Aim for collaboration and good communication
  • Keep confidence (Christian Coaching, page 51)

How are you doing as a team coach leader?

Dale Roach

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Some Good Teamwork Quotes

The nice thing about teamwork is that you always have others on your side. ~Margaret Carty

If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.~Henry Ford

A job worth doing is worth doing together. -Author Unknown

Individually, we are one drop. Together we are an ocean. ~Ryunosuke Sator

Let your dreams outgrow the shoes of your expectations. ~Ryunosuke Satoro

If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants. ~Isaac Newton

The leaders who work most effectively, it seems to me, never say ‘I’. They don’t think ‘I’. They think ‘we’; they think ‘team’.~Tom Peters

No member of a crew is praised for the rugged individuality of his rowing. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision.  The ability to direct individual accomplishment toward organizational objectives.  It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.  ~Andrew Carnegie

Regardless of differences, we strive shoulder to shoulder… Teamwork can be summed up in five short words:  “We believe in each other.”  ~Author Unknown


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