Leader as Coach

December 10th, 2007
How to talk about the money …for the boss.

It's performance appraisal and/or bonus time. Several of my clients are sweating this week over how to make the most of the one-on-one conversations they will have with their staff. Perhaps you are too?

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September 14th, 2007
More on How to Coach the Boss

After my last article on how to coach the boss, one of my readers sent me a few points that can make coaching the boss pretty difficult.KTL said, "I think the most difficult parts are to make the boss openly listen to you and admit there should be something to change (they feel they are superior), build formal coach/coachee relationship (some bosses may not believe in coaching) and spare time for the coaching (bosses are always busy)."

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July 24th, 2007
How to Coach Your Boss

If you have a strong desire to influence your boss (or even your clients, your customers or your spouse), you can use this 4-step coaching model to exponentially increase your influence.

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July 4th, 2007
Words are not Innocent

Conventional wisdom is that we use words to describe the world. I mean that the world exists as fact and we use words to portray what is. But how interesting to realize that the reverse is also true to a large extent. This article describes some tips on using words to improve our lives and the lives of those we lead.

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June 14th, 2007
How and why to take a break

I took a bit of a break from Hong Kong, from working and from blogging and upon my return to action, I have plenty of inspiration, lots of energy and even more business than usual. So why is that?

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April 13th, 2007
Can a Global Leader Be a Coach?

I recently took part in an interactive forum with Mark Gerzon introducing his latest book, Leading Through Conflict –How Successful Leaders Transform Differences into Opportunities. And I noticed that while Gerzon’s theme is global leadership, his model of leadership relates closely to the model of coaching for leaders. And it extends the coaching model even further using beautiful language that gets to the core of the practice.

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February 27th, 2007
Creating Compelling Goals

How compelling are the workplace goals you have set with your team members? Are they motivated and inspired to work towards them? ...

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December 1st, 2006
How to Share Your Knowledge Without Giving Advice

What does it feel like to receive advice? Have you heard the words "I think you should…" and felt yourself ...

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October 1st, 2006
Unwanted Feelings in the Workplace

One of the fastest ways to develop yourself, or support the development of others, is to learn how to handle...

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September 1st, 2006
How to Generate ‘Ah Ha!’Insights

An "ah ha" moment is one of the most interesting and exciting events in learning. When you have such a...

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