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BUSY SENIOR EXECUTIVES DON’T HAVE TIME TO WASTE ON FALSE GROWTH COACHING APPROACHES

Self-awareness is crucial to leadership and the right coaching serves to heighten it. Over the years I’ve found that many CEOs and other senior executives seem to be aware they need coaching but don’t pursue it. Why is that? I think it’s largely due to the fact that there is a gap between desire (what [...]

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THE SCIENCE OF LEADERSHIP

Leadership has been practised by mankind since time immemorial and over the years many have attempted to perfect the definition of leadership only to end up even more confused and lost. There is a saying that when something no longer works you should just return to the basics. This article is intended to do just [...]

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Breakfast Forum : Developing Retention and Engagement Strategies

Employees who are engaged are more productive, content and more likely to be loyal to an organization. By implementing strategies that enable employees to stay engaged and stay motivated, employees are able to pursue desired career paths resulting in improved business performance! In one of our recent Breakfast Forums, we gathered representatives from various fields [...]

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Take Your Leader Out of the Office!

Have you ever felt that your boss is too authoritative? Does he listen to your ideas or give a thought to your suggestions? If you’d like to get your boss to seriously listen to you, read on… In one of our regular Breakfast Forums attended by L&D Managers and HR Managers, Miss R, one of [...]

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Better Business Leadership – Does a Coaching Culture Really Help?

If you’re looking at ways of improving the business leadership of your company, and have realized that a completely new approach may be in order, then taking some time to find out more about creating a coaching culture, may just give you the shift in corporate mindset that could make all of the difference. More [...]

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Supporting Employee Development

What is Employee Development? Employee Development in layman terms simply means ‘Soft Skills’ Enhancement or Behavioral Growth. To develop an employee is to essentially develop a person to exhibit a positive mentality, attitude and behavior that benefits the individual as well as the organization. Why is Employee Development so Important? It is unfortunate to find so many organizations of [...]

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Coaching and Mentoring. Are they the same?

  There seems to be an ill-defined confusion between coaching and mentoring, both being one-to-one development interventions. A sports coach is quite different from an organizational coach as the former involves more ‘active’ mentoring input than ‘passive’ coaching output. While the organizational coach (like Coach Murphy) focuses purely on ‘passive’ coaching output, a mentor concentrates [...]

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