Introduction Exquisite Listening is at the heart of facilitating high performance in others. Listening is a key quality of leaders who mark themselves apart from managers who may dominate by directing. When we listen well, we learn more about a person, about both their competences (practical and thinking styles) and about their motivations and de-motivations. […]
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Well-Being & Healthy Thinking A healthy ‘mindset’ assists in well-being. This is not just about how happy we feel right now, but also, how empowered we are to achieve our aims. But, what is a mindset? At least three things are important, these are: values, beliefs and our sense of identity. Mindsets Mindsets are typically […]
Leader Skills/Traits Inventory Research with many hundreds of European senior executives  showed the following skills/traits that were regarded as ideal in exceptional leaders:
@drangusmcleod book ‘Me, Myself, My Team – How to Become an Effective Team-Player Using NLP’ has now been taken up by an Indian publisher, ‘Research Press’.
Cathartic Change via Facilitated Coaching Imagine being able to leverage the facilitation of cathartic change in coachees. What factors are important? What is it like to experience change in silent, self-reflective spaces? This workshop offers discovery, surprise, and a model for coaching, supported by video evidence.
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 […]
Taking the Distress out of Stress At the moment I am dealing with an excessively large workload and so it seemed like a good time to write about stress! When life has a good rhythm of work, time for family and friends, and time for oneself, then it is easy to write safe platitudes about […]
Self-coaching Leadership – from Manager to Leader New Kindle book launched from John Wiley and authored by Angus McLeod. This 5/5 star reviewed book is a practical treasure of tips for the modern manager wanting to up-their-game.
How Good is your Coach? How do You Know? If you have video of them working, or you can watch them, you will shortly know for certain; watch the video!
Mindfulness (Caxton 1997) is akin to ‘prescencing’ set out later by Senge et al (2000). In this short video, Angus McLeod provides thoughts in mindfulness and how executives can begin to take advantage of this technology, to develop soft-skills and to take advantage of a more creative mindset for innovation. A new technology, ‘Human at […]