Tag Archive: Coaching

Pearls before Swine?

I spent an hour and a half with an emerging leader who didn’t appreciate my pearls of wisdom. I’d like to think he wasn’t wise enough to understand my “wisdom” but that’s not… Continue reading

How to Refuel Your Own Tank

Busy people grow empty and eventually lose touch with the meaning of their busyness. Being coached may be a way for you to refuel your tank. Last week I had my first coaching… Continue reading

9 Unexpected Questions that Create Engagement

It’s awkward to think you are good at something and find out you aren’t. I used to think I was a great listener. Hemingway rightly said, “Most people never listen.” Now I say… Continue reading

8 Techniques that Help People Want Help

You don’t always have the luxury of waiting until people wake up to their short-comings and failures before helping them. Perhaps they’re oblivious or business urgencies require speedy improvement. You can’t help anyone… Continue reading

How to Deliver more Results by Coaching Others

Management’s greatest challenge is delivering results through others. Average managers manage processes; great managers manage people. You’ll go further if you spend less time focused on what you want and more time focusing… Continue reading

The Question that Changes You

Failures and questions: Failure humbles you by demonstrating your lack of knowledge and ability. Failures, additionally, burst the bubble of perceived control. Failure breaks up old ways of thinking and doing. Failures are… Continue reading