As an executive coach I have long been interested in positive psychology, the scientific study of how humans can optimize their potential. I had studied evidence-based coaching at Fielding Graduate University, where their program was informed by the works of such positive-psychology scholars as Martin Seligman, Mihaly Czikszentmhalyi, Ed Diener, Tal Ben-Sahar, Brenda Frederickson, […]
Each person on our team has had his or her own unique experience. Same crisis, different realities.
In the first part we looked into a scary statistic from the HBR that suggests as many as 60% of newly hired executives fail in the first 18 months
the earlier an executive coach is inserted into the equation, the greater the value to both the executive and the company that hired him or her.
The literature of ancient Israel invites any leader to consider the following: If you have the gift of leadership then lead with diligence. We don’t often speak of diligence in connection with leadership. Maybe we should. When is the last time you did a personal assessment of your competency to lead, and the outcomes of […]
Asking open-ended questions is one of the most productive coaching techniques. Conflict shows up every day in our lives in one form or another. It can be over which route you take to a destination or a tough situation at work. Taking time to think it through and ask more questions is typically when […]
You wake up at 5:30 to get the early train. You are the first to arrive at work, you have a busy week ahead of you, as well as a full day today. You prep for your Monday morning team meeting. Notes, handouts, metrics – everything is just the way you like it. It’s 9 […]
By Deb Elbaum, PCC, CNTC Editor’s Note: Deb introduces a new weekly series of posts on executive coaching contributed by our Leadership Development team.. She is one of 30 highly qualified and specialized executive coaches who have joined us recently, as we continue to expand our executive coaching services.” When coaching executives and leaders, […]
Today we announced the addition of 30 more professional executive coaches to the team. We already had 34. Why would we want more? Because more of our clients worldwide are interested in executive coaching. Executive coaching and leadership development has shot to the front in recent years as a must-do tactic for accelerating the development […]