The Leadership Challenge: Expertise – 5 Tips!

The Point: What are you good at? If you’re like most of the leaders I work with, you’re probably “good” at a lot of things… For example Sales/Marketing Leadership, Customer Experience, Project Management, and Process Improvement might be several areas that might make your leadership performance highlight reel. But what are you great at? In this … [Read more...]

The Leadership Challenge: Shutting Up

The Point: Time is a very valuable commodity these days. And with what seems like less time on your leadership hands, you’re probably compelled to speak more than listen. After all, as a leader contended this week during an executive coaching session, how else would he be able to give direction to his troops! However, what exactly are you … [Read more...]

The Leadership Challenge: Saying “Thank You”

The Point: As a Marshall Goldsmith Certified Stakeholder Centered Coach (SCC), the executive coaching process typically revolves around stakeholders providing feedback to the leader on the specific behavioral actions. At the center of this feedback process, which could be good, bad, and/or ugly, is the response that the leader is to provide to … [Read more...]

What Marshall Goldsmith Doesn’t Want You To Know About Stakeholder Centered Coaching

The Point: Warren Buffet tells us to keep shareholders happy. However, if you go just one step further and link your business aims (and business results) to your stakeholders, you will create both a mindset and a company culture that not only drives you towards success, but helps you achieves goals faster as well. Stakeholder Centered Coaching … [Read more...]

5 Benefits from Stakeholder Centered Coaching

The Point: Stakeholder Centered Coaching (SCC) is the brainchild of Marshall Goldsmith, a UCLA PhD, and one of the most well-respected leadership executive coaches in the world. His SCC method is considered highly effective and efficient by diverse voices in the business world. Even we at Tip of the Spear hold on to the SCC principles (It formed … [Read more...]

Are Your Leadership Beliefs Limiting Your Success?

We had an executive coaching conversation with a client recently.  The leader in the conversation was a highly successful 30-something that grew his Inc 500 organization from scratch, but was now in position to realize that his leadership beliefs were limiting growth.  He realized the following two business aspects were present now that he achieved … [Read more...]