Chris Spinks' Blog

Building High Performing Teams – Avoiding Awkward

Jun 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Building High Performing Teams – Avoiding Awkward Recently, I was running a training session for Mentee’s who were about to take on a mentoring journey for the first time. The context for mentee’s is “responsibility”. Scheduling, goal setting, follow through and follow up is to be driven by the mentee, that is, they have to…

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Building High Performing Teams – Generative Conflict

Apr 12, 2018 | 0 Comments
Generative Conflict

Building High Performing Teams – Generative Conflict We are conditioned to believe that conflict is all bad. For most of us conflict is an uncomfortable physical and mental state to be in. We will often avoid conflict at all costs. Conflict often implies right or wrong, yes or no, it is divisive by nature, it…

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Building High Performing Teams – Teams That Trust

Nov 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
trust equation

Building High Performing Teams – Teams That Trust When I set out the write this series of blog’s relating to the formation of high performing teams I set myself a goal of writing a blog post each month for 6 months. Now, fast forward 4 months and I have written and posted 3 blogs. For…

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Building High Performing Teams – Trust Yourself First

Sep 13, 2017 | 2 Comments
Building Blocks

Building High Performing Teams – Trust Yourself First Early on in my own leadership development journey I was asked “how do you build trust?”. This simple reflective question had me stumped. I really couldn’t articulate it, I mean Trust is a feeling, right? I had established and maintained trusting relationships, not only at work but…

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Building High Performing Teams – Collaborate or Delegate?

Aug 21, 2017 | 5 Comments
Collaboration game

Building High Performing Teams – Collaborate or Delegate? What is a high performing team? What does it look and feel like? Can you name a few high performing teams/organisations? When describing what makes these teams or organisations high performing, you get an almost story-telling mythical response often with success attributed to people, places and events.…

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Focus: Chris is an expert in building high performing teams with a focus on unlocking team dynamics that drive a clear outcome for the organisation, team and individuals within the team. Through a team coaching approach Chris is able to build leadership capabilities, create a culture of generative collaboration and establish a solid platform for sustained performance.