Research shows there are 11 key Leader Qualities with one having a sub-set of 8 characteristics. Of the 19 Leader Qualities, 7 of them are ‘Trust Factors’. These are listed again below, together with a fuller description for a combined Trust Factor: Reliability and Consistency. Continue reading Leader Qualities: Reliable & Consistent
Research shows there are 11 key Leader Qualities with one having a sub-set of 8 characteristics. Of the 19 Leader Qualities, 7 of them are ‘Trust Factors’. These are listed again below, together with a fuller description for Trust Factor: Accepting Responsibility. Continue reading Leader Quality: Accepts Responsibility
Acknowledgement motivates. At its most simple, this means saying ‘thank you’ when a colleague has done something well or has risen to a personal challenge. Continue reading Thank You Motivation
The Muffin Men of Saint Monica, USA started collecting food and distributing to the needy in their retirements. 24 years on and they are still doing this in their 70’s & 80’s! It’s a compelling story about people who have hearts – and a lesson for coaches too. See the video:
Damian Aspinall, returns to the bush to see a gorilla that he took to the wild 5 years earlier. In an emotional video, the gorilla demonstrates genuine recognition, affection and join-up. Angus McLeod’s learning from this inspiring video is below.. Continue reading Gorilla Love Coaching
McLeod: Sustainable Transformations in Under 30 minutes.
At Euro-Coach Conference 16-17 November, 2013., Dr Angus McLeod (Visiting Professor of Coaching at Birmingham City University) will first run through his 4-level coaching model. This model is based upon observations of the coachee and not, as conventionally done, by focussing on the core skills of the coach. Continue reading McLeod: Transformational Coaching
“Today is another gift of life. Make it special”
Days come and go. There are routines which we more-or-less fall into. And, there are things that go adrift and we may beat-ourselves-up about: we take the car to work but have to go back home because we forgot needed papers; we look forward to the weekend, or to a holiday some weeks or months ahead as a mechanism to keep going through the laborious work periods. Continue reading BLOG: Parables on Coaching 1
Why is Managing in a Coaching Style so impactful? How does a strategic move to managing in a coaching style lead to a culture change and to the ‘Coaching Organisation’? What strategic input is needed to facilitate this culture change by management? These questions and others are addressed in the complete series of volumes!
Watch Video 1 of Volume 1 from Managing in Coaching Style series. The whole Volume has four videos including embedded video-examples and slides (available on-screen and free as downloadable figures). Continue reading Coaching Style
‘Cracking the Code to the Glass Ceiling’
Written by: Nancy E. Parsons
During my thirty years in leadership, the glass ceiling has been a nearly impenetrable blockade, limiting the vast majority of aspiring women leaders hoping to reach the top. I am delighted to report that we have, at last, cracked the code. Continue reading Women’s Glass Ceiling
Nothing Succeeds Like Success!
“To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; To earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded”. Continue reading Women and Success