19 Jan Beyond 360s: Deep Dive Coaching

Typically, the best executive coaches are perceptive, somewhat intuitive and subtly tenacious. They are direct, great at building a rapport, and are astute listeners. Coaches should be adept at zeroing in on key themes and needs of their leader clients. However, some fail to use...

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26 Jan How Conflict & Adversity Can Detract from Your Leader Voice

Part 3 of Featured Blog Series: "Improving Your Leader Voice" How Conflict & Adversity Can Detract from Your Leader Voice Under conflict and pressure your normal strengths in communication may disappear, overtaken by an ineffective coping response.  Despite your best intentions, the more emotionally reactive you become when...

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false advocates

18 Nov The Five Faces of a “False Advocate”

Of the eleven inherent leader Risks that we measure, False Advocate is the toughest for people to deal with or to openly acknowledge. In fact, I continue to have executive coaches tell me that they think that this term is too harsh and overly negative. I...

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