The way we spend our days is the way we spend our lives.
– Annie Dillard
What you are is what you have been, and what you will be is what you do now.
– The Buddha
You’re already a coaching manager. You’re using your best instinct, experience, and training and that means you maybe sending mixed signals. What’s this Coaching Manager doing? For each of the questions below, get a read on whether you rely more on performance coaching or developmental coaching by deciding whether each […]
Research points to managers (and leaders) being the cause of up to 30 percent difference in financial results. (Hay Group). Let me emphasize the point. Managers can influence results by up to 30 percent – increase or decrease – using the right leadership style at the right time. Personal experience […]
Managing Feedback failure can affect results Research shows that local department or team culture – think “climate” – is driven by the leader’s ability to provide high, balanced levels of flexibility, responsibility, standards, rewards, clarity, and team commitment. Feedback clarifies what leaders expect of their people. Unclear expectations undercut productivity, team engagement […]
I have fond, vague memories of the late Governor of New York, Mario Cuomo. When he died, I recognized that I had an impression of him as a leader even though I didn’t follow politics closely when I was young and he was in the governor’s mansion. My impression was […]