The undercurrent in teams – diving into the team dynamics

Addressing team dynamics Since the undercurrent is a largely invisible phenomenon we simply have to assume its existence. The undercurrent cannot be grasped or measured, yet it can a have a strong impact on team behavior and on the emotions of team members. Anyone who has ever been pushed out of a group knows how […]

Six steps on the intervention ladder of the team coach

The purpose of an intervention is to help the team understand their own reality (level 1), see this reality from a different perspective (level 2), understand their very process of reality construction (level 3).   Inexperienced coaches often intervene too quickly and too strongly. They want to take a stand for example (‘It seems you […]