When working with senior leaders, one of the most often asked questions is “ how do I and my team collaborate more effectively across boundaries”. There it is…..that timeless, age-old question. Organizations have talked about cross-collaboration and reducing silos for decades!
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Peer coaching is about cultivating a network of allies that can provide mutual support in creating positive change to improve performance. In addition to its many benefits of learning, these relationships also address the roots of loneliness at work. Employees gain new perspectives on their issues and opportunities.
What happened to the "pause" that everyone shared over two weeks ago? Anyone else feeling a little overwhelmed now trying to respond to the rapidly changing conditions around us? It is true that in times of crisis, leaders must often make bold and quick decisions. Employees are looking for support, guidance and direction. However, are we pausing and making intentional, thoughtful decisions, or are we simply reacting to our environment and operating out of "flight or fight" mode?
To cope with the new reality of constant and disruptive change, organizations are moving away from the traditional style of leadership (command and control) to one that is more collective and involves the manager providing more coaching and feedback.
The way you behave as a team is governed by a set of unwritten rules and behaviours which make up your team culture.