AC Skills Development - Team Coaching to Build Brilliant Teams with Lucy Widdowson
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AC Skills Development - Team Coaching to Build Brilliant Teams with Lucy Widdowson

The Association for Coaching is pleased to welcome Lucy Widdowson to speak at our Sussex region. Here is the opportunity to consider the characteristics that make for a brilliant team. We all know that when a team is performing well, it is clear on goals and objectives and productivity soars. Come and join Lucy to explore how to create and sustain a team coaching programme that makes a difference. Member £25, Non-Member £40 [ex-VAT]. VAT will be added at checkout.

When: Tuesday 11th September 2018
6:30pm for 7:00pm Start - 09:00pm Finish
Where: Jurys Inn Brighton,
101 Stroudley Road,
Brighton, Sussex  BN1 4DJ
United Kingdom
Contact: Sally Bullock

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You will learn:  The characteristics of brilliant teams, how to develop a sustainable team coaching programme and the difference between team coaching and facilitation.



About this event:


Do you want to build brilliant teams?


Team coaching provides a team the opportunity to work on and improve the important characteristics that will enable them to be a ‘brilliant’  team rather than a ‘good’ team. This is achieved by helping teams gain clarity about where they are going, how they work together to perform as a collective and how they can bring about an increase in performance.


Whilst team facilitation and team building can deliver short-term results, rarely do they lead to long term embedded change. In contrast, team coaching focuses both on how the team works within their organisational system and the team itself and therefore, brings about sustainable change.


The 'Creating the Team Edge’ team coaching approach helps executives, leaders and managers build  ‘brilliant’ teams. This is achieved by, for example, helping them collectively agree their purpose, strategy and objectives, develop trusting and cohesive relationships, have robust conversations and create new and different thinking.


This practical and experiential session will be useful for coaches, trainers, facilitators, leaders, managers or anyone who wants to improve a team’s effectiveness and performance.


By the end of this session, you will be able to:


  • Understand the 7 characteristics of brilliant teams
  • Learn about team coaching and the ‘Creating the Team Edge’ team coaching framework, model and approach
  • Hear about the latest thinking and research on building brilliant teams
  • Understand the difference between team coaching and facilitation
  • Consider how to apply team coaching to your own teams
  • Experience some team coaching exercises and tools to use with teams


Speaker Bio


Lucy Widdowson is an executive coach, team coach, facilitator, consultant and Leader of Performance Edge Partners Ltd.

Lucy has 20 years coaching experience in large blue chip organisations and has worked with many board and senior teams. She has also led a number of senior teams as a board member in retail and airlines.

In 2015, she developed a unique team coaching framework to support leaders and team coaches in developing brilliant teams. She has also accredited independent executive coaches and internal coaches to be team coaches using the Performance Edge framework and diagnostic.

Lucy has completed an MSc in Coaching and Behavioural Change at Henley Business School. Her masters dissertation study was on the subject of team coaching and the results it delivers. She also had an article published by Henley Business School for their coaching members on team coaching. Lucy is an ICF qualified coach, NLP Master Coach, accredited team coach and Fellow of CIPD.



This workshop is eligible for CPD and a Certificate will be emailed to you after the event. 


We look forward to seeing you there!

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