Leading and working in teams is integral to successfully achieving business goals in any organisation. Likewise, agility and the ability to quickly form into teams that perform are essential skills for responding to changing conditions.

In our experience most team work is focused on ‘what’ the task at hand is. Yet focus should be on ‘how’ that team will work together to get the team to perform. Our Superior Team Performance Coaching programs tap into exclusive coaching methods, tools and knowledge resources to build frameworks for ‘how’ people work together.

The program is based on situational and needs analysis. We structure programs that are tailored to a team’s specific needs and are efficient and productive. This ensures that the team gets the input it needs without too much time out of action.

Our group workshops follow best-practice adult learning principles and are highly interactive. We integrate workshop learning with follow-up coaching and work-based assignments to make sure ideas are quickly put into action. We back-up the program with our unique performance guarantee and 12-month service warranty to ensure results are sustained for the long term.

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PROGRAM STRUCTURE AND CONTENT

DIVERSITY IN THE TEAM

  • Strengths;
  • learning styles
  • operating styles
  • emotional intelligence.
  • This is about what each team member brings to the team table.

CONDUCIVE GROUP DYNAMICS

  • Team behaviour;
  • team dynamics;
  • constructive debate;
  • challenging each other;
  • understanding positive and negative dynamics.
  • This is about how we behave constructively when together as a group.

QUALITY RELATIONSHIPS

  • Trust-based relationships;
  • influencing;
  • networking;
  • overcoming team dysfunction
  • This is about building trust in each other as teammates.

CREATING EFFICIENT PROCESSES

  • Individual and team roles and responsibilities;
  • effective team meetings;
  • team planning;
  • decision-making, problem-solving and prioritisation.
  • Working efficiently and effectively as a group.

ENACT A TEAM CHARTER

  • Describing shared vision and values;
  • rules of engagement and accountability;
  • This is about committing to excellence together.

LEADERSHIP FRAMEWORK

Executive Central’s I-WE-YOU leadership model is a practical and effective framework that we coach organizational leaders to use. It is one of the key pieces of leadership intellectual property we have developed based on extensive research and professional practice.

I-WE-YOU describes the shift of focus and value delivery that leaders must make as they evolve and unlock their full leadership potential.

The I-WE-YOU framework helps support clients to grow their own leadership and that of the broader organisation.

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I-WE-YOU LEADERSHIP FRAMEWORK

ASSESSMENT AND DIAGNOSTIC TOOLS

Executive Central has developed a 360° Capability Assessment Tool built around our pragmatic I-WE-YOU leadership framework.

We tailor the survey to ensure all elements of individual client needs are thoroughly investigated and language is consistent. The LCAT produced detailed and powerful insights about the participant’s leadership style and effectiveness.

It surveys the perspectives of participants, their manager/s and professional observers or colleagues. This produces a detailed report of competencies across 12 components of the I-WE-YOU leadership framework.

ECOS is Executive Central’s exclusive on-line tool for measuring and assessing emotional intelligence.

A person’s level of emotional intelligence is a major determinant of his/her ability to achieve superior results with and through people they interact with.

ECOS uses a simple menu driven structure to enable users to plot their operating style and the style of other people, quickly and accurately. Users receive comprehensive information about each of the six Operating Style to help them significantly improve their self-awareness and their awareness of how others prefer to operate.

These insights greatly improve the results people can achieve by working with and through others.

ECOS can be licensed for use from Executive Central.

Our Leadership Snapshot is a lean assessment based on the LCAT.

We tailor the survey to ensure all elements of individual client needs are investigated and language is his consistent. The Leadership Snapshot produces detailed and powerful insights about the participant’s leadership style and effectiveness.

It surveys the perspectives of participants, their manager/s and professional observers or colleagues to produce a snapshot of competencies across a section of the I-WE-YOU leadership framework.

The Innovation and Effectiveness Diagnostic analyses the strengths and weaknesses of your organization and its teams through an online survey. It provides an overall score for organizational effectiveness — the Organizational Effectiveness Measure (OEM) – and from this, the degree to which your organizational culture is either helping or hindering innovation can be determined.

We have long been able to measure individual performance through 360 measures. Now the the Innovation and Effectiveness Diagnostic applies a tool backed by scientific rigour to produce that perspective and data for understanding an organization’s cultural effectiveness for innovation.

We have identified nine capacities through extensive research in the educational and business sectors. The capacities are critical for a culture of innovation and collaboration. Learn more.

All of our work with leaders is based on unlocking potential and developing your strengths. The Gallup organisation’s Clifton StrengthsFinder 2.0 is a self-assessment inventory that helps participants to identify their key strengths.

We work with you to formulate plans to mobilize your strengths for maximum effect in your organisation and in the marketplace. Participants find the strengths work to be an affirming and empowering experience.

Together we look at:

  • The model: The strengths model and how it applies to you, your team and other colleagues.
  • You: your own personal talents and strengths.
  • Opportunities: How you can identify and maximise opportunities to develop your leadership from a strengths base.

The Life Styles Inventory™ (LSI) can be used during the needs analysis process of a coaching assignment. It is one of several assessment tools that can be used to determine needs.

The LSI is an individual 360 degree assessment tool that uses self-assessment and feedback from colleagues, to identify a client’s personal thinking and behavioural styles. It provides powerful insights into strengths and areas for development, which can enable people to start a profound journeys of personal growth.

The assessment tool is designed for executives, managers, leaders, students and people in professional and technical roles. LSI is a powerful tool that has helped millions of people to understand and change the way they think and behave.

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Experienced and accredited Executive Central coaches use the Human Synergistics Leadership/Impact® (L/I) tool with executives and managers they coach to provide unique insights into their personal leadership strategies. The L/I assessment also illustrates the effect of those strategies on the behaviour and performance of others.

The L/I tool is a product of extensive leadership effectiveness research. It is used by organisations globally and has been featured in leading peer-reviewed academic journals.

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An Executive Central consultant can apply the Human Synergistics Organizational Culture Inventory® (OCI) to assess your organization’s culture. The OCI is the world’s most widely used tool for measuring organizational culture. It is based on decades of academic research and uses the latest survey technology.

The OCI can be used to deep dive into your organization’s cultural make-up. One of our experienced consultants can use the OCI to reveal what you’re really asking of your employees and how it affects their performance, motivation and job satisfaction. Ultimately, it can provide a foundation stone for achieving successful, sustainable cultural change.

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Executive Central consultants can use the Human Synergistics Organizational Effectiveness Inventory™ (OEI) tool to help you develop a deeper understanding of your organization’s culture, through the perspectives of the people who live it every day.

The OEI is a partner tool to the Organizational Culture Inventory® (OCI). It provides valid, reliable and usable data on the structures, systems, technologies and skills/qualities that affect your culture. It also provides recommendations if those components need to change in order to improve performance and long-term effectiveness at individual, group and organizational levels.

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PROGRAM BENEFITS FOR PARTICIPANTS

  • Growth as a highly competent team member and leader
    Increased self-awareness of learning styles, operating styles and strengths;
  • Improved relationships with teammates;
  • Greater sense of satisfaction and decreased stress caused by team dynamics;

PROGRAM BENEFITS FOR THE TEAM

  • Team learning that is put into practice quickly;
  • A shared language and understanding to underpin further team development;
  • High performance teamwork leading to sustained success.

PROGRAM BENEFITS FOR ORGANIZATIONS

  • Development of healthy and productive team culture, structure and team processes;
  • Improved and increased collaboration between different teams;
  • High performing teams that lead to increased innovation and bottom line improvement
  • Higher levels of job; satisfaction and engagement among team members.

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH:

University of Southern Queensland
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GET CERTIFICATION AS AN EXECUTIVE COACH:

Executive Central Accredited Executive Coach
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“When we started doing staff engagement surveys we were good, but we wanted to be better. That led to the leadership development we’ve done with Executive Central, and through that, all of our financial results improved over that period and our service levels improved.”

Tony Clark, CEO at National Transport Insurance
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“Executive Central has added great value to my career. I find I am a far better coach to people that I supervise and to peers in terms of mentoring.Our relationship with Executive Central is a great collaboration and partnership.”

Violet Roumeliotis, CEO at Settlement Services International

“Executive Central’s Coaching Academy is practical and it’s real. You can employ the lessons learned from day one. You don’t have to be an executive coach per se, you can be a leader within your organisation. Coaching Academy gives you tools that you can use when working with your people and be able to say to them: ‘actually, here’s something — a concept or approach — you can use in that situation’.

Tanya Johnson, Executive Manager Talent within People Experience, Suncorp

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