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Leader as Coach

Posted in: Developing Leadership Influence, Coaching Your People | Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

Perhaps the greatest asset that most organisations have is their people.  This people asset often holds the key to their competitive advantage because as people potential is realised, their improved performance drives business success.  So how do you realise people potential – one proven way is to develop your leaders as coaches.

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Coaching for Results

Posted in: Becoming a Better Leader, Becoming a Better Leader Through Executive Development, Executive Coaching | Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

Key reasons why coaching can deliver more impact for managers and leaders than other interventions, are that it is totally focused on the coachee and it works in the context of their leadership role rather than outside it.

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How to Select a Coach

Posted in: Becoming a Better Leader, Becoming a Better Leader Through Executive Development, Executive Coaching | Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

When it is time to select yourself a coach there are a few questions to consider that will ensure you make the best selection.  There are obviously coaches in different fields – this blog focuses on choosing a leadership executive or business coach. Ask yourself these questions:

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Executive Coaches – Could I benefit?

Posted in: Becoming a Better Leader, Becoming a Better Leader Through Executive Development, Executive Coaching | Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

Executive Coaches are not for everyone. Business leaders and managers have times when they want to take a significant step in their leadership or career. This may involve for example achieving more success or traction in your role or with your business, getting more from your people or preparing for or stepping into a more…

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Employee Retention Through Development – A Challenge for Business Leaders

Posted in: Various | Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

Employee retention can be a challenge for business leaders. Positively impacting your retention rates can significantly improve productivity and bottom line results.

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Principles for Motivation – Key Values and Priorities

Posted in: Developing Leadership Influence, Recapture Your Motivation and Drive | Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

If motivation of self or others will assist you in your role, read on. When you as a leader are clear on your work values, you can find ways to deliver against those values then you will find you are a lot happier and have more motivation in your work. Are you clear on what drives you, on…

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Executive Team Development

Posted in: Developing Team Performance with Senior Leadership Teams, Developing Team Performance with Senior Executive Teams | Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

Executive team performance is critical to the ability of an organisation to drive results and execute the company strategy in a sustainable way. Therefore coaching and developing your executive team is vital. It is critical that, at this level, the executive team members are each committed to achieving the organisational results and not just those…

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Management Coaching Is Cost Effective

Posted in: Various | Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

What would prove more expensive for your company – investing in management coaching or finding a new manager?   One of our Stepshift clients, a senior leader in a large insurance business, was interested in measuring the return on investment of the management coaching programme we ran with him and a number of his senior managers and…

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Authentic Leadership for CEO’s

Posted in: Building Emotional Intelligence EQ | Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

How CEOs can achieve the leadership fulfillment and success.   You aspired to be top dog in the organisation, you have achieved that success and yet somehow you do not feel…. well, successful.  Irrespective of whether you have a great quarter or a mediocre one, there’s something missing…. your mojo is not there like it…

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Inspirational Leadership

Posted in: Various, Want to take your leadership to the next level?, Leading During Change or Transition | Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

Improving your ability to provide inspirational leadership can lead to more success for senior business executives and their organisations.   You could argue that the most important attribute of a leader is their ability to inspire others.  Successful leaders are able to mobilise and motivate people inside and outside their organisation, to deliver the organisation’s…

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