Every day, we experience, see, or learn more about inequalities, injustice, flaws in human relations, racism, equity, and our hallmarks of governing.
In every aspect of our lives, questions are powerful. Whether as a parent, friend, colleague, manager, leader, or coach, questions serve many purposes.
I’m frequently asked to offer guidance on becoming a successful graduate student. Here are 12 tips that I offer to prospective students.
Are you paying attention to what’s happening? Through my own work with coaching clients, and with students who are developing a coaching mindset and skillset, I’ve noticed some reflections that, when explored and reframed, can lead to powerful lessons and impactful shifts. Whether you are an experienced, professional coach or a manager-coach, paying attention to your thoughts and reactions has the ultimate potential for new insights and further development. Below is a chart
In recent weeks, states and communities have started lifting restrictions on movement and business operations amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. I suspect this will be a slow process. And, as many experts forecast, we may see a return to restrictions in the coming months. As I think about my experience since mid-March and imagine what is on the horizon, I am
Successful organizations provide executive coaching for leaders and aspiring leaders at all levels. As an executive coach, I am regularly asked … “exactly what does someone work-on with a coach?”. Here is a list of 80 scenarios I’ve assisted with in my practice: Gain self-awareness Know the whole business (Agility) Build effective relationships across functions Increase crucial relationships with leaders Understand and
Conceiving a change is an important step in creating it. Yet, a concept without action does not produce results. Through change events such as reorganization, process redesign, technology enhancement, etc., organizations provide the opportunity to learn and grow in their capacity for future change. Observation and experience tell us that individuals can increase their capacity for change. Those with successful
Curious about our Executive Coaching services? Here’s what to expect from a typical coaching engagement: Initial contact by senior/executive leader, human resources professional, or individual client. This is an opportunity to learn about the organizational context and coaching needs. Interviewing the potential coaching client to learn more about coaching goals, readiness for change, expectations for the coaching engagement. This is
We don’t need to look far to realize the speed, complexity and volume of change continue to increase. Given the evolving nature of change, individuals are being asked to change, change leaders and organizations must invent, accept and implement new strategies for change. Old methods of changing may not be adequate for the new realities. Resilience is an essential skill