Team Members – a White Paper from Acorn Coaching

In this fourth paper on Acorn’s guide to Team Coaching we look at the critical factors affecting how and why Team Members best contribute to and/or derail effective teamwork. In doing so we highlight opportunities to build beneficial, and discourage unhelpful, behaviours. Our purpose here is the ongoing engagement and development of team behaviours that contribute to the purpose. People are enabled to get the job done by creating the right conditions for team working.

Primary Purpose and Leadership – a White Paper from Acorn Coaching

In this the second paper in the series, we turn our attention to the importance and impact of Primary Purpose and Team Leadership in creating an effective team. The Primary Purpose is important in that it has caused the team’s existence. Within this dimension of our Team Coaching model, the team and its leader have to lay the foundations of the twin imperatives; achievement of the primary purpose and developing effective teamwork.

Supporting Josepha and the Kinamba Community Project

Having supported Zambian student Izzac Nkhata for 4 years through university, Acorn are now sponsoring Josepha, a 7 year old girl from Kigali in Rwanda. We will be contributing to Josepha’s education through the Kinamba Community Project ( and our sponsorship will cover teacher’s salaries, school uniform, materials and food, ensuring that she gets at…