Companies must adopt a growth mindset and build a coaching culture in order to thrive in today’s highly competitive and evolving markets. In a coaching culture, everyone is encouraged to question their assumptions and seek out new ways of thinking and leading. Every success or failure is a chance to grow as individuals and as […]
According to statistics compiled in a post published on LinkedIn® Learning, three out of four employees report that their bosses are the worst and most stressful part of their jobs, with 65% of employees saying they’d take a new boss over a pay raise. And a whopping 85% of executives aren’t confident in their leadership […]
Being coached doesn’t always feel good. So, how can you tell if it’s working? You know you are getting great coaching when …
The human brain is an amazing organ. It comprises the same biological matter as the rest of the body, but remarkably, it somehow gives rise to consciousness and self-awareness. Despite years of research, scientists are still mystified by how it actually does this. Nobody really understands how living cells, sorted and connected in just the […]
Our final coaching conversation over coffee quickly turned uncomfortable, at least for me. “I was touched,” said my client. “I was touched in a very special way.” With a quick “thank you” in return, I tried to quickly change the topic to something not so emotionally charged. (My mind raced.… Is he a soccer fan? […]
Leaders who coach effectively understand that it is not about them; it’s all about the other person.
While coaching is a highly effective way of accelerating your development as a leader, it also represents a significant investment of time and money. Here are 14 ways to get the most out of your leadership coaching experience.
Is your organization downsizing? Any HR professional knows how challenging that can be with everything from clerical tasks to maintaining morale.
Sales enablement has gone from being used by 19% of companies in 2013 to 59% in 2017. And for good reason—there’s a direct correlation between sales enablement disciplines and attaining sales quotas. Companies that implement enablement programs reach revenue goals at a rate more than 8% higher than those that do not.
This edition of The Oswald Letter is a guest post from Elizabeth Petersen, Project Director for Simplify Compliance.