Category: Coaching

How to … coach Generation Y

April 30, 2013 | By

By BARBARA ST.CLAIRE-OSTWALD, Original article published in Coaching at Work. Like any other generational group, Generation Y is uniquely shaped by its historical context. It is only by understanding, respecting and addressing such generational differences in the working environment, that coaches can establish a successful relationship There is no consensus on the exact birthdate of […]

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In Praise of the Incomplete Leader

January 10, 2013 | By

No leader is perfect. The best ones don’t try to be – they concentrate on honing their strengths and find others who can make up for their limitations. Preview of the full article by Deborah Ancona, Thomas W. Malone, Wanda J. Orlikowski, and Peter M. Senge (Harvard Business Review 2007) The Incomplete Leader in Brief […]

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Coaching Emotional Intelligence – The Business Case for Human Capital

December 10, 2012 | By

(Based on original article by BRENDA SMITH, MBA, CPEC) Introduction Adam Smith is playing his hand a bit differently these days. The invisible force that shapes the interplay of markets of the world wasn’t ready to find it flat (Friedman, 2005). Despite this new business landscape, organizations and the leaders that drive them have held […]

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Burned Out – The Magic of Doing One Thing at a Time

December 2, 2012 | By

Why is it that between 25% and 50% of people report feeling overwhelmed or burned out at work? It’s not just the number of hours we’re working, but also the fact that we spend too many continuous hours juggling too many things at the same time. What we’ve lost, above all, are stopping points, finish […]

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Coaching for Performance – GROWing Human Potential

July 2, 2012 | By

The Concise Oxford Dictionary defines the verb to coach as to “tutor, train, give hints to, prime with facts.” This does not help us much, for those things can be done in many ways, some of which bear no relationship to coaching. Coaching is as much about the way these things are done as about […]

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