Coaching and mentoring
Mentoring circles

Mentoring circles

One of the things I do in this new country, is coach and mentor people to help transfer knowledge and grow skills. It is something I enjoy doing and would do even if it wasn’t expected of me. In fact I had started before I even knew it was expected. And given that...

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Chartering Teams

Chartering Teams

I have been reminded recently in my current company, about the problems there can sometimes be setting up teams to work on small projects. Or rather not the setting up, but in ensuring they deliver what they were supposed to do and on time. Here they were started for...

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Executive Coaching in Russia

Executive Coaching in Russia

One of the subjects with which I helped my Russian company in the two years I lived and worked in Moscow was leadership development, and more specifically, executive coaching. In addition to coaching myself, I’ve met and interviewed about 35 external coaches whom had...

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Remote coaching

Remote coaching

Many many years ago, when remote teams, with team members and subordinates spread out in different locations and even different countries and time zones, was a new phenomenon, I followed a week’s course in Brussels run by Global Integration.  It made a huge impact on...

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Lifelines

Lifelines

One of my favourite exercises with new teams is ‘Lifelines’. I’ve used it a lot through the years, especially when the team is almost all new. It has never let me down and it never fails to surprise. It sounds simple but seems to generate amazing, personal, in-depth...

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