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Leadership or Executive Coaching: Who Needs It?

Posted in: Want to take your leadership to the next level?, Becoming a Better Leader Through Executive Development, Executive Coaching | Monday, January 17th, 2011

Utilising a leadership coach is not an indication that you are an under performer. In sports athletes and teams recognise the value of a good coach for development of technique, strategy, mental application and focus. What benefits do they and thousands of other successful people get from a good coaching relationship?

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How to Choose a Business Coach: Three Critical Factors

Posted in: Want to take your leadership to the next level?, Becoming a Better Leader Through Executive Development, Executive Coaching | Monday, January 10th, 2011

Before starting the process of choosing a business coach you need to honestly examine your own personal readiness to be coached. If you’re not ready to learn, grow and take action, business coaching may not be successful.

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Improvement in Underperforming Companies

Posted in: Leading During Change or Transition, Executive Coaching | Monday, December 20th, 2010

Where a company is underperforming, the thinking, attitudes, emotions and relationships of the leadership team is particularly important to enable achievement of critical business outcomes essential for survival and (later) rejuvenation.

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Achieving Optimal Performance Key to Success

Posted in: Developing Leadership Influence, New Leadership Role or Transition, Coaching Your People | Monday, December 13th, 2010

Identifying key reasons for both effective and ineffective performance of people is a critical factor in achieving outstanding results for your organisation. This is equally true whether you are talking your personal performance or the performance of those who report to you.

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Behavioural Change and Business Success – A Process

Posted in: Want to take your leadership to the next level?, Developing Leadership Influence, Executive Coaching | Monday, December 6th, 2010

The process for influencing new behaviour is important in delivering significant new results. Irrespective of whether the new results are being sought by an individual, a leadership team, or across a whole business, the following process encourages the behaviour change required to deliver those results.

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Behavioural Change and Business Success

Posted in: Want to take your leadership to the next level?, Building Emotional Intelligence EQ | Monday, November 29th, 2010

When new results are being sought in the business world we often hear terms like ‘organisational development’, ‘team dynamics’ and ‘culture change’ being identified as areas requiring attention. And when you distil it right down, significant new results come off the back of new individual, team or organisation-wide behaviours.

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Engage and Motivate

Posted in: Developing Leadership Influence, Coaching Your People | Thursday, November 25th, 2010

Leadership is about being able to motivate your people to operate at their best. Bringing out the best in your people is the difference between ordinary performance and excellence.

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Interpersonal Skills: Relationships Key to Leadership Success

Posted in: Building Emotional Intelligence EQ, Coaching Your People | Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

A key function of a leader is to influence key stakeholders, whether they are internal to the organisation or external. Your success in achieving this level of influence is often based less on your proposition than it is on your ability to build relationships with these stakeholders. Developing these relationships relies on your interpersonal skills.

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Flexible Use of Leadership Styles

Posted in: Want to take your leadership to the next level?, Trusted Sounding Board | Monday, November 1st, 2010

The most effective leaders are those who can flexibly use a range of leadership styles when appropriate. Effective leaders are aware that when dealing with different types of people and situations, using only their dominant style may not always get the best results.

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Self Awareness for Leaders: Leadership Starts at Home

Posted in: Building Emotional Intelligence EQ | Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Those who take their leadership to new heights develop the ability to positively impact and influence others. The impact may involve anything from building relationships to motivating to influencing change. Irrespective of who you wish to impact and how, it starts with self-awareness.

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