Category Archive: Coaching

4 Ways to Develop Talent by Coaching Through Success

Success is a terrible thing to waste. Problems, challenges, and mistakes are so magnetic that leaders might forget to coach team members through success. A couple of years ago, while working with a… Continue reading

One Essential Key To Becoming a Better Leader

You don’t become a better leader by thinking about becoming a better leader. You become a better leader by test driving untested behaviors. Lead a meeting in a new way. Try leading from the… Continue reading

Companies Choose Unqualified Managers 82% of the Time

Only one in ten people have the talent to manage. No wonder, according to Gallup, companies choose unqualified managers 82% of the time. If you disagree with Gallup’s findings, establish a criteria for… Continue reading

How to Energize Low-Energy Employees

Managers complain about pushing low-energy employees. Low-energy suggests lack of purpose, not lack of energy. Don’t try to energize low-energy employees. Help them connect with their purpose. Purpose pulls. You don’t push people who… Continue reading

7 Smart Things to Do When Your Team is Smarter Than You

Leaders who move up, end up leading people who are smarter than they are. Be thankful, even if it’s stressful. Leaders who need to be the smartest person in the room: Propagate dumb… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: To Coach or Kick Butt

What do you do when the person you’re coaching persists in poor performance or negative behaviors? Energy deflates when you have the same conversation over and over. The belief that coaching is handholding offends… Continue reading