We have recently recruited a new facilitator in Sydney. I found the experience both rewarding and inspiring, so I thought I would share it with you.
The Leading Teams model is about empowerment and we apply our model to everything we do, including finding new members for our own team.
One cold June night, as playing coach of a senior football team, I was getting frustrated by the lack of discipline and poor attitude of the team halfway through the training session. I gave them my observation on training and said ‘look, training isn’t great tonight,...read more
I restarted working with Leading Teams, for the 3rd time last year. Prior to that, I first started with the company as a 21-year-old living in Melbourne. At the time, I was a secondary school teacher and playing for Melbourne Phoenix netball team. During that year,...read more
Recently I was facilitating a session in Canberra and saw behaviour that sparked my curiosity. As a group of nine, we were sitting in a circle having a bite to eat. Seven people were sitting in what I’d call a ‘normal’ position: facing each other with legs crossed or...read more
As part of Bob Murphy’s recent launch of his book, “Leather Soul” he shared his reflections from his Leading Teams experience early on in his career; a three-year journey of creating an environment where open and honest communications are a link to team and individual...read more
Normally in my working life, the question of ‘Why do people do what they do?’ would come up when people were not doing the right thing. My standard answer for years was because they can; we let them, you let them, the team lets them, leaders let them or managers let...read more
The Southport Sharks have been the most successful Australian rules football team in Queensland history. They had won 22 premierships in their 57-year history. However, their last was in 2008. So for such a successful club, this drop-in performance was significant...read more
Last night I was tempted away from the Block, the Bachelor and some other cooking show to find myself tuning into the 7.30 report and was captured by a story around Australian cricket. Of particular interest, was the current culture and what lead the players to tamper...read more
In 2016, I coached the Queensland Under 20’s State of Origin team which included some very good young players that have progressed onto the NRL this year - Brodie Croft (Melbourne Storm), Lachlan Lewis (Canterbury Bulldogs) and Jaydn Su’A (Brisbane Broncos). One of...read more
Ray McLean discusses Leading Teams’ uncommon succession plan and why he and his co-owners decided to go down that path with their team.read more