Whether it’s in business or sport, what creates high performing teams is the technical competency within your chosen field, the organisational clarity that inspires and leadership empathy that supports development. Once you have these things in place, your team can start to build trust, develop healthy conflict, have commitment and accountable as a team, and have a result driven focus that know how to celebrate success. It is this clarity that will take a good team and take it on the road to becoming a truly high performing team.
By working with your teams and leader, I will help create the environment and structure for success. As a team, you will help your leaders inspire the journey to a shared vision. With my non-judgemental support, together we can put in place the building block of success that will start moving your team towards high performance.
Clearly defining goals and targets that are measurable and achievable are the first step. By helping the team understand their individual and collective goals, working out how they all interact and effect each other, you put yourself on the pathway to high performance.
For individuals to stay focused and motivated within a team, they need to have a clear picture of the steps towards success, and understand the cost of failure. Only then can they start to commit to that target.
Clearly defining what we want to be, how we want to be seen and showing what we expect of ourselves and others is the only true way to feel valued and part of a successful team. It is this communication of self that helps create the trust, builds moral and allows individual spirit to drive team success.
Creating a climate that understands the importance of individualism within the team creates an empathy towards the challenges that we all face, every day.
To be truly high performing, teams have to have a structure and climate that allows people to challenge the process. Healthy conflict can put team’s values and outputs ahead of the individual.
Transitions are something we all face, a lot more than we would like to admit.
Speaking to an impartial person in a a non-judgemental and safe environment, gives you the space to think clearly and objectively, ask for advice and create supportive networks that can help you through changes and challenges.
Transitional support session can be a specific one off session, or a longer term discussion and development. The more work directed in transition, the less support needed long term.
Whatever your role within the team, performance comes with challenges, frustration, stress and a multitude of other emotions. We can all benefit from an impartial pair of ears.
Allocating time for one to one support, schedules and demands can be considered, and potential challenges identified and resolved. Pinpointing key goals and agreeing steps required is key for success.
‘One to One’ service is designed to empower and will assist the development of confidence and organisational skills. Pinpointing key goals and discussing the steps required to help achieve them is also key for success.Areas of support include:
"We brought Nigel into the team to work on our projects that involve coaching and leadership skills development. Nigel has a wealth of experience as a performance athlete within high pressure team scenarios. His ability to apply real life examples to leadership and coaching theory helps inspire and motivate our staff within the network and demonstrates the importance of these skills with the sporting environment."
TASS Athlete Support & Education Lead