Monthly Archives: February 2015

Notice where the energy is

Last week I ran two events, coached three leadership clients and talked to an executive team leader about helping his team to ‘step up’. As I reflected with my coaching supervisor about this work, a common theme emerged around ENERGY. Positive energy as well as lack of energy – both are telling us something so… Read more »

Don’t talk unless you can improve the silence

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the importance of silence in coaching conversations. And it reminded me of some of the most powerful insights that came from my last 3 day intensive Lead with Impact programme. One of the most powerful was this: The stillest person in the room has most gravitas. Think about it.

3 Essentials for the Leader Coach – 3 – Good Coaching Skills

So far, we’ve looked at the importance of Challenge and Support  and Trust and a Strong Relationship for the Leader as Coach. If I asked a roomful of people what good coaching skills are, I’d probably hear: – Open/powerful questions – Listening – Building rapport – Agreeing goals and following up – Feedback – Challenge and Support… Read more »