Corona: disaster or business opportunity?

Is your business plan ready and possibilities being tested?  For most businesses “global pandemic”  is not a listed concern on the business risk register. Unless your business makes products with an obvious market at these times you mostly hope it never makes the list.  Corona has changed that.  Is it a disaster or a opportunity…

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Coaching for business continuity

Getting in control of business continuity in times of crisis Headless Chickens, Denial and the Mothers of Invention! No this is not the name of  Nick Cave’s new band. Rather I am talking about how coaching can help as you think about business continuity. In the face of the rapid rise of Covid 19 you maybe…

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Is a team improved without a leader?

Does a team always have to have a leader? I asked this question at recent team coaching workshop. The reaction from fellow participants was thoughtful if generally negative. Some said that the team would be rudderless. Others said all groups need leaders, how else would you get anything done? This interesting article from the Drucker…

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Open a conversation with this team tester

The high performance of teams is an art not a science. That said, like good art, teams combine elements that when done well can enable performance (see this post). Because teams are at the heart of every excellent business they have been studied, measured considered and explored. The following 14 points are a summary of…

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