John was a C-suite leader that had been recommended to us by his board of directors for a coaching engagement (Centered Executive Coaching: Leader Centered Coaching program) and participate in The Leadership Challenge development program. The company he belonged to was growing at a +25% annual … [Read more...] about The Leadership Challenge: Conquering Alibis
Col. Jessep: You want answers? Kaffee: I think I'm entitled to. Col. Jessep: You want answers? Kaffee: I want the truth! Col. Jessep: You can't handle the truth! This scene from A Few Good Men staring the iconic Tom Cruise and Jack Nicholson represents why you need an executive coach … [Read more...] about Why You Need an Executive Coach
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 … [Read more...] about Are Your Leadership Beliefs Limiting Your Success?
At Tip of the Spear, we're certified through the Leadership Challenge as Executive Coaches. If you're familiar with the Leadership Challenge by Kouzes/Posner, you know that there are five (5) practices of leadership that could be looked upon as "universal truths" when it comes to successful … [Read more...] about The Leadership Challenge: Where to Focus?
We run into a lot of leaders that are looking to hone their leadership skills, and nothing does more to propel their leadership capabilities as much as solid leadership communication skills. In this post, we'll take a look at why a leader should look to communicate with influence. So … [Read more...] about Why Leaders Should Communicate with Influence?
Tip of the Spear’s partnership with The Leadership Challenge’s leading academics Kouzes & Posner, marries the academic rigor of their leadership model with the leadership experiences of Tip of the Spear’s delivery team. This leadership marriage provides an opportunity for leaders at all levels … [Read more...] about Leadership Development: A New Formula for Developing Committed & Inspired Leaders