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The history of a group or team and the member's view of how things are, or should be, will effect the level and type of coaching that occurs. The sum of these views we call the "Coaching Climate." It is valuable to see how "warm" or "cold" the climate is for coaching in your team.
Note: The following quiz is a quick, yet excellent, team-building activity. Have each member of your team complete a printout of the quiz. Ask one person to collect the completed surveys and tabulate the results.
Schedule a team meeting for a least one hour to discuss the implications of the responses and the coaching climate that exists within your team. The more important question and needed commitment is: "What would we like these answers to be and how are we going to get there if a gap occurs between our present action and desired future state?"
Note that many times such meetings or interactions will be more
constructive and will lead to more positive changes if they are guided by an outside
Coaching Climate Quiz
For the team meeting:
Remember, we are available to help administer this quiz and other assessment instruments, and to coach you in coaching your team.
This quiz was developed by Matt M. Starcevich, Ph.D., CEO, Center for Coaching & Mentoring, Inc.
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