Archive for the ‘Leadership Blog’ Category

Coaching On the Rise for C-Suite Executives

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I just reviewed Stanford’s Executive Coaching Survey results and wanted to share — I think as leaders, coaches and mentors, you will find it very interesting! The summation below is taken directly from their website, which is listed at the end of this post. More than 200 CEOs, board directors, and senior executives of North American public and private companies were polled in the 2013 Executive Coaching Survey that Stanford University and The Miles Group… Read More

Leadership Quotes that Inspire Leadership Excellence

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Below are five leadership quotes that have inspired me over the years. My hope is that these powerful words will serve you as they have me, to guide and challenge us to be our best selves, while growing to become the most authentic, purposeful leader possible. Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others. —Jack Welch As one of the most… Read More

Self-Actualized Leadership: a formula for success

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Call it a by-product of working toward my doctorate in I/O psychology –as I was revisiting some old notes on Maslow’s concept of self-actualization today, all I could think was “wow, what an excellent measuring stick for today’s leaders!” As you may recall, self-actualization is a concept about satisfying needs as we grow and shift our focus toward grander goals and aspirations. Some call it the full development of an individuals abilities and the realization… Read More

Apologizing at Work

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Making a quick, sincere apology to a colleague, boss or direct report may be one of the most important actions you take today. We live in a stressful world filled with conflicting ideas, values and yes…egos! This makes two simple words such as “I’m sorry” important tools in every leaders toolkit. And, as with most management interventions the key is to apologize and make things right quickly so that trust doesn’t break down and relationships… Read More

The Importance of Ethical Leadership

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Are you the same at work, at home and in the community? Do you have the bravery to stand against peer pressure when it comes to compromising your values? According to the Center for Ethical Leadership, “Ethical leadership is knowing your core values and having the courage to live them in all parts of your life in service of the common good.” In our experience, ethical leadership involves leading in a manner that respects the… Read More

Free Life & Career Coaching – No, that’s not a Type-o!

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As seasoned, credentialed coaches, most of us mentor other aspiring coaches as they work to complete their coach training and achieve their coaching certifications such as PCC (Professional Certified Coach), MCC (Master Certified Coach) and BCC (Board Certified Coach). Our Founder, Mickey Parsons is also a part-time professor at Life University’s Coaching Psychology Program where students work to complete a certificate program and/or a coaching focused BS or MS (beginning Fall of 2013) in Psychology.… Read More

How to Sell Your Business Ideas

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How to Reframe Your Thinking to Sell Your Business Ideas Posted by Nadia Goodman I’m not in the habit of re-posting blogs, but in this article Nadia, like Dan Pink’s groundbreaking insights on right-brain thinking, motivation and sales, is spot-on and I think you will enjoy the information if you missed its original post on URL: http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/225619. This article offers excellent advice for managers and leaders interested in developing their ability to sell their vision,… Read More