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What are Coaching Cultures and Why Don’t They Catch On?

Reason #1: People don’t practice, practice, practice In my first blog in this series, I described Cylient’s perspective on what a coaching culture is. Now, let’s look at some of the reasons that coaching cultures don’t always take hold as we want and need them to. Coaching that delivers the kind of enduring change that coaching cultures (more…) [...]

What are Coaching Cultures and Why Don’t They Catch On?

I’m back! It’s been ages since I’ve blogged. I have a good excuse, though. I’ve been working with the wonderful creative team at Braidio to turn our Coaching in the Moment® workshop into video-based eLearning (Feedback in the Moment® available by the end of 2017). That is, it’s video of me teaching both courses, with coaching scenarios that are brought to life by actors, and debriefed by me in conversation with animated characters, and so much more. It’s mobile enabled, and available globally! (more…) [...]

What Does It Mean to Win?

How you define “winning” may be informing your life in ways you are not aware of. And your strategy for “winning” could be costing you, and others, more than you think. I once coached a senior leader who personally defined winning as always being the guy with the right answer. He spoke first in meetings in a confident and convincing manner. Since he usually had solid answers, most discussions ended there and his ideas were implemented. He felt very successful when this happened. (more…) [...]

Want to Save Time? Make Coaching Your Leadership Style of Choice

Many people feel that taking a coaching approach to leadership is a nice thing to do, if they have the time, which they rarely do. I hold that leaders don’t have the time because they’re not taking a coaching approach to their day-to-day conversations. Here are five reasons why it’s time to make “in the moment” […] [...]