The great organisations give space, support and a framework for success that is clear – this is not the soft option or approach – many people, as you may have experienced, see the setting and managing of clear frameworks more difficult that just letting people succeed or fail on their own account. The number of … Continue reading Don’t just talk about it – Give the FEEDBACK!
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I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve encountered this in senior executive coaching scenarios! Insecure Overachiever
I remember the client case we took on in 2010 when a new hire was four months into his tenure in a very high profile role where delivery was paramount. We’d been brought in as a last ditch attempt to prevent him being fired and the merry-go-round of re-recruitment starting up again at great expense. … Continue reading Headless Chickens Abound!
Not all leaders are charismatic but a great leader needs to have a powerful presence and having charisma certainly helps. Alan Denton is a business coach, working with executives in all fields to help them findi their inner leader; here are his tips to become a more charismatic leader in the work place. Be passionate … Continue reading Adding Charisma to a Leader!
Clients often ask, “What return will I get from Executive Coaching?” In my experience there are several ways of answering this question ranging from ‘What do you want?’ to a more in-depth view of the research supporting the efficacy of coaching. In their meta-analysis of the effects of coaching on individual outcomes, Theeboom et al … Continue reading Just Financial Returns from Executive Coaching?
The annual CEO Success Survey by PWC revealed that CEO turnover at the 2500 largest companies in the world rose from 14.3% in 2014 to 16.6% in 2015—a record high for this study. 58% of the highest-priority hires, new executives hired from the outside, fail in their new position within 18 months (Michael Watkins). Only … Continue reading The PAINFUL TRUTH – recruitment has a high failure rate!!
The Ten Stage Plan to Deliver Amazing Personal and Business Results in the First 120 Days in a new role. Assuming you’ve got the job, have accepted the offer and are ready to launch yourself into this new role, probably in a new business – what should you be concentrating on to really deliver for … Continue reading You’ve got the Job – how about a Plan for the First 120 Days?
Go on … Prove yourself during the ‘Honeymoon’ In most walks of life there is a ‘honeymoon’ period and, for many years, new leaders and senior executives have had their ‘First three months’. Pressure to deliver in today’s business environment may well have changed this. Newly elected presidents, prime ministers, leaders in business and senior executives … Continue reading Recruitment is Fatally Flawed …
Interviewed in The Sunday Times August 13th 2017 actor and director Idris Elba was quoted … “I feel like fear is a really boring waste of time. It’s a muscle. It’s an exercise. It’s pushing past the comfort zone. You can’t live a life thinking it could go bad. I could have got run over … Continue reading Idris Elba nails it …
The great organisations give space, support and a framework for success that is clear – this is not the soft option or approach – many people, as you may have experienced, see the setting and managing of clear frameworks more difficult that just letting people succeed or fail on their own account. The number of … Continue reading Focus on Feedback not Failure