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GROW: A Leadership Coaching Tool

Here's a simple tool to help you in your leadership coaching conversations: GROW Goals – what are your top 3 goals? Reality – how’s it really going and how do you know? (Have metrics) Options – what options do you have to achieve the goals? Will – what will you do and when?   What are some...

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Leadership & Bearing Pain

"You can exercise and sustain personal leadership only to the extent of your capacity to bear pain. If you can bear only your own pain, then you can’t really lead. If you can respond to and bear only the pain of your family, then your family represents the full scope...

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Authenticity and Feedback

Developing a culture of authenticity and feedback is a core competency for leadership. The momentum and success of your team depends upon the health of your team. This is nothing new. Patrick Lencioni explores this in-depth in his Five Dysfunctions of a Team (dysfunction #1 being "the absence of trust")....

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The Extroverted Leader

Today I read (and forwarded, tweeted, and posted to facebook) a great article by Thom Rainer called "The Introverted Leader." He explains what it's like to lead as an introvert. An added value of the article is learning to be more sensitive to introverted leaders on our team (especially as...

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