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The 5 Benefits Executives identified from Coaching

In a study conducted with executives, they found 5 benefits that they identified they received from executive coaching as a leadership development strategy.  They are:

  1. Continuous one-on-one attention
  2. Expanded thinking through dialogue with a curious outsider
  3. Self-awareness, including blind spots
  4. Personal accountability for development
  5. Just-in-time learning.

They also identified the factors that play a significant role in creating a successful coaching initiative are: a willing executive, a skilled coach and realistic expectations.

I have personally found these to be true in my own experience coaching executives - it is powerful and the #1 thing in my mind is the executive has to be willing.

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Want to Grow – Take a Risk

I know, everyone is talking about new years resolutions, what they are going to change and how to change. I have one simple piece of advice for those of you who want to grow - whether it is growing influence, leadership, speaking skills, coaching ability, ability to motive others, or in your career - you…
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How Neuroscience Will Make You a Better Leader

The more I learn about the brain, the more I agree with the fact that we need to SIMPLIFY things as talent leaders. According to David Rock, "We are seeing an interesting trend to simplify the whole approach to leadership development. So we're getting rid of competencies and focusing on a small, memorable set of…
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