Tag Archive: Coaching

4 Ways Coaching-Managers Lower Stress and Succeed with Tough Conversations

Discomfort often tips people toward new behaviors. 4 ways to succeed with tough conversations: #1. Have them quickly. Delay makes matters worse. Say-what-you-see as soon as possible. If you’re concerned that you could be… Continue reading

How Any Leader Can Kickstart and Land A Powerful Conversation

You look for an escape when blabbing leaders arrive. But a leader skilled at powerful conversations is a thing of beauty. 10 questions to kickstart powerful conversations: What would make this conversation a… Continue reading

4 Ways to Develop Talent by Coaching Through Success

Success is a terrible thing to waste. Problems, challenges, and mistakes are so magnetic that leaders might forget to coach team members through success. A couple of years ago, while working with a… Continue reading

How to Energize Low-Energy Employees

Managers complain about pushing low-energy employees. Low-energy suggests lack of purpose, not lack of energy. Don’t try to energize low-energy employees. Help them connect with their purpose. Purpose pulls. You don’t push people who… Continue reading

4 Ways to Seize The Greatest Opportunity Leaders Miss

Good things get in the way of great things. Day-to-day “good stuff” prevents leaders from seizing their greatest opportunity. 7 good things leaders do: Articulate, promote, and live organizational values. Seize opportunities. Avoid blame and… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: To Coach or Kick Butt

What do you do when the person you’re coaching persists in poor performance or negative behaviors? Energy deflates when you have the same conversation over and over. The belief that coaching is handholding offends… Continue reading