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Teamcoaching vs Teambuilding

Is it just me, or has ‘teamcoaching’ taken over as a buzzword, when really what we mean is ‘teambuilding’ or vice versa?  We get asked to deliver a lot of teamcoaching and teambuilding assignments. It’s an area of work where I derive great satisfaction.

Why?  Because the results are typically immediate:

Teamcoaching: a team working at a table

Group of Business People in a Teamcoaching Meeting

  • Improved colleague understanding and appreciation of each other
  • Willingness to work through issues and problems
  • Pride in mutual success

The independent coach can facilitate discussion, bring new perspectives and shine a light in dark corners.

I’ve had some interesting conversations recently about the difference between teambuilding events and teamcoaching.

So, what do I think is the difference?  I’d love to hear your viewpoint too.

Article by: Helen Caton Hughes

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