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Top Team

This highly successful 9 month programme can transform teams. It combines what research has shown is the most effective and sustainable learning methodology, combining intensive individual coaching with team learning and planning.


  • combining individual coaching, residential and group work (Action Learning) using tMLF’s framework
  • 8 monthly, individual,  90 minute coaching sessions
  • introductory team day (half day)
  • 2 residential group sessions, each of two and a half days, to take place after the 2nd and 7th individual sessions
  • 2 twilight sessions, to be used as further group development, Action Learning, Observation and support at the end of the day of sessions 7 and 8
  • Final day of celebration and planning


The programme offers a strictly confidential, personal, development opportunity for individuals to reappraise their current position, to define their futures and to help them to overcome hurdles to that development.

  • to work with, support and develop the team, individually and as a group
  • to invest in, encourage and support, the personal and leadership development of the team members
  • to develop the team and its approaches, integrating the best of existing practice
  • to develop tools for learning and a learning culture
  • develop and support the personal and professional effectiveness of the team and its constituent members
  • to develop the reflective practice of the team using the five intelligences (intellectual, emotional, spiritual, creative and physical)
  • to explore a reflective practice within the team 
  • to celebrate success to date

coaching aims 

helping you to:

  • become more aware
  • identify your strengths and build on them
  • develop your personal and professional effectiveness
  • understand your own motivations and vision
  • solve problems
  • manage change
  • improve important interpersonal relationships
  • take responsibility
  • develop greater self-awareness and belief in yourself

 the coaching programme

  • Eight, monthly, 90 minute individual, confidential sessions
  • highly effective person-centred approach
  • strong structure
  • reflective tools
  • uses the latest thinking on leadership
  • harnesses different psychological models (including Transactional Analysis, Cognitive and Positive Psychology)
  • constant review to ensure the client gets what they need 

what you can expect of your coach...

  • to work with you, one-to-one, supporting your development in a safe, nurturing and confidential environment within our Code of Ethics
  • to be committed to working to create an effective partnership with you
  • to help you to know yourself better and to work on those things which you and he contract

the residential experience

  • to maximise the individual learning for the team
  • to enable the team to be reflective
  • to develop a shared language and approach (using TA and tMLF tools©)
  • to celebrate success
  • to build a learning culture for the team as well as its constituent members
  • to provide a way to share what is important about the team and to plan ways to build on it
  • to review the process


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