The 6 Team Conditions

Models with numbers are often good mnemonics, from Stephen Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People to Patrick Lencioni’s 5 Dysfunctions of a Team. Well, last week I was introduced to Dr Ruth Wageman’s 6 Conditions framework that underpin and drive team effectiveness. Who’s Ruth Wageman?, you ask. She’s an American scholar and professor (Columbia, Harvard et al.), who researches team performance and building capacity for collaborative leadership.

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Coaching leaders for humility, but no quick fixes

In a couple of sessions recently at WBECS (World Business and Executive Coach Summit), attendees were invited to think about coaching leaders out of their arrogance towards greater intellectual humility, as well as the pros and cons of giving advice. In an effort to prevent Zoom fatigue, both presenters used various creative techniques to keep the sessions dynamic and engaging.

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