Forced Evolution

Sometimes unpredictable events happen that force the movement of evolution.Like a meteor hitting earth.—–In TOWARD, we’ve always been passionate about Team Coaching. It’s part of the diet that we really savour. And, if you roll the clock back 12 months, we had a POV established about some of the critical requirements for successful Team Coaching…. Read more

A Moment That Matters

“[People] never made any material as resilient as the human spirit”  Bernard Williams In conversations with clients in recent days we have spent time reflecting on the turmoil of the past 6 weeks or so.   For many, those early weeks of “lockdown” across Europe, the US and beyond feel like a blur where people grappled to… Read more

Left Brain, Right Brain

“Things change according to the stance we adopt to them, the type of attention we pay to them, the disposition we hold in relation to them.” Iain McGilchrist, from The Master & His Emissary The left hemisphere of the brain has been characterised as being realistic, rational, and dull. It is preoccupied with being ‘correct’, and… Read more

A new TOWARD offering in the COVID-19 crisis

For the past 14 years, TOWARD has been supporting organisations and leaders to build resilience and resource themselves in an ever changing and complex world. As the TOWARD team, we are passionately committed to supporting our clients in the current global crisis.  To this end, we have developed a proposition which we hope you will… Read more

Peanut Butter Teams

Teams can behave like two different kinds of peanut butter – Smooth and Crunchy Nut. Seriously! When teams are in a Smooth Peanut Butter phase, differences are smoothed over and conflict is avoided. Team members are more concerned about being okay with each other than about the growth and performance of the team. Team members… Read more

Who Are You?

“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” George Bernard Shaw In a recent coaching session, a client shared her learning and reflections.  Working in technical roles throughout her career, the client had fine-tuned her rationale, logic and analysis skills to build success.  As with many other technical experts, this had helped her achieve a… Read more