One of the barriers that can stop this kind of positive intervention work from happening is the fear that once you start it will never finish so its better not to start in the first place.
People’s perceptions of what a coach can offer a team is all tied up with when things are going wrong and yet this does not have to be the case
Is it not better to have someone on board who can help prevent things from going wrong in the first place rather than hiring at the stage when ‘all hells broken loose?!
And, if the ongoing impact is good and beneficial then why should there be an end at all?
Why not make them a permanent ‘virtual’ member/ strategic partner of the team and design your own ‘emotional support contract’ with them?!