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 »
Monthly Archives: February 2015
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.
A few weeks ago I was training a group of delightful leaders in coaching skills. They totally GET what good coaching looks like …. That is until it came to being clear on actions, commitments, intentions…. Call it what you will. Then there was a lot of wriggling around……not through avoidance, I hasten to add,… Read more »
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 »