I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve encountered this in senior executive coaching scenarios! http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20180924-are-you-an-insecure-overachiever?ocid=ww.social.link.email
Category: Dynamic Leadership
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 …
Play along and WIN the Corporate Game but take some risks with your team that really stretch those Possibilities ….. www.theresultscentre.com Those teams with the vision, drive and creative engineering mindset who designed and built Concorde in the 1960’s lived and chose to work in a World of Possibilities. They were not constrained by the … Continue reading What would flying Concorde in your Bi-Plane business look like?
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 Looking for just financial returns from Executive Coaching is far too narrow?
How your attitude to the events in June could reveal a great deal about the future of your business and your leadership style. The last two weeks have probably been the most momentous and, in some ways exciting and uncertain in most of our lifetimes. Kipling’s quote ‘IF you can keep your head when all … Continue reading Brexit, Boardrooms and Beliefs
I get asked this question daily. Leadership is open to widely different interpretations and full of confusing ideas and terminology. The descriptions, definitions and examples of leadership vary enormously. We lead when we are first given a supervisory role at work, a monarch and president are both leaders. We lead our own children in rights … Continue reading How do you define Leadership?
When Claudio Ranieri became Leicester City Manager in the summer of 2015 most so-called experts, as well as fans, expressed their amazement. Many pundits said it was a crazy appointment and that the Leicester city team were now favourites for relegation from the Premiership even before a ball had been kicked! #lcfc At present Leicester … Continue reading The Ranieri Effect – Lessons in Dynamic Leadership
I often get asked, ‘Does executive coaching really work?’ Research carried out over a number of years and in different contexts suggests that it does. The research covers a lot of common ground when discussing the benefits and results of coaching, albeit to varying degrees. Clutterbuck and Megginson (2011) set the context for the measurement … Continue reading How Effective is Executive Coaching?