What a year for performance coaching!

Again and again and again.
Rook Tree Coaching commends Chris Froome’s performance within the exacting world of elite sport: a global stage with severe pressure not only on the dedicated athletes, but also on the vital talent of coaches, sport scientists and sport medicine practitioners.  We can’t help focusing on the outstanding quality of Team Sky coaching (you wouldn’t expect anything less of us!) and reflect on just what it takes for someone starting out in their career to succeed in their own highly challenging environment.
We have already highlighted Dave Brailsford – The Transformational Coaching Leader and now we would commend to you

Leadership Team Coaching: Developing Collective Transformational Leadership. P. Hawkins

Rook Tree supports Hawkins’ findings that organisations are most effective when the teams accountable for the organisation’s success are performing to the best of their abilities. When the relationships within the team work well, and all members of the team have a clear focus the team has a significant impact on achieving goals and building business – just ask Chris Froome (and his teammate Sir Bradley Wiggins).
Screen Shot 2013-07-20 at 18.29.29Leadership Team Coaching is aimed at anyone whose role it is to encourage and develop a team. Providing a thorough understanding of the role and importance the team has in contributing to an organization’s objectives, it provides the practical tools and techniques to facilitate effective team performance. It includes guidance on all the key areas of team coaching, including coaching the board and supervising team coaching and how a team can engage effectively with key stakeholders in a collective manner. Offering a practical road map with numerous examples, Leadership Team Coaching brings together the latest research to teach you how you can develop people from disparate groups into a high performing team to transform your business.
Publication Date: 3 April 2011 | ISBN-10: 0749458836 | ISBN-13: 978-0749458836