The Point: “Training is a waste of time!” a leader stated proudly in a recent executive coaching conversation. “I already know it all!” is what they should have said! In this post, we challenge you to ask yourself five (5) questions to see if communication skills training for leaders is right for … [Read more...] about 5 Questions If Leadership Communication Skills Training Is for You
The Point: It is no secret that leaders are smart and capable. During the course of their careers, they have perused best-selling books on leadership, taken leadership training (including associated assessments), and attended multiple communication skills training lessons. But with all of those … [Read more...] about What Causes Communication Skills Training for Leaders to Fail (And What to Do About It to Succeed!)
We recently participated in a leadership roundtable discussion. The focus was on the many leadership challenge moments that leaders face running their organizations. Whether the leader is in charge of a startup, with its many ups/downs associated with daily (sometimes hourly) survival or the … [Read more...] about Leadership Challenge – Is It Possible to Emerge From the Darkest Hell Healed and Restored?
The Human Capital Institute (HCI), a global non-profit institution for strategic talent management, recently shared details of its upcoming 2013 Learning and Leadership Development Conference. Held November 18-20, 2013 in Boston, the conference will focus this year on three principles critical to … [Read more...] about 2013 Learning and Leadership Development Conference from HCI
We see study after study talking about what are those magical three elements that are going to magically make your leadership challenge of change initiatives successful. What are those top three things that could be considered Change Management Success Factors? In our minds, they are: Leaders – … [Read more...] about Leadership Challenge: Change Management Success Factors
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?