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Best Practices: Remote Coaching During Times of Disruption and Uncertainty
Remote coaching has always required planning, attention, and adaptability. But current circumstances have amplified the need for coaches to provide an environment that is comfortable, safe, and informative. Here are our best tips for doing that virtually.
Coaching in Context: A Tale of Two C-suite Execs
This is an insightful story about how the power of multiple datapoints come together in a lesson of complementary work styles. Be sure to tune in to our collaborative webinar on this topic on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, beginning at 12:00 p.m. ET.
CEOs in Crisis: The Influence of Leaders’ Values and Motivators (Part 3)
The values that drive our decisions are the most intimate part of personality. When we speak of values, we do not refer to universal moral principles, such as integrity, respect, or solidarity, but more specific qualities that are shaped by culture, upbringing, and more.Read More »
Working with Derailers: Coaching Insights at the Top of the Stress-performance Curve
Derailers are important because they are the habitual behavioral patterns that can get in our way. Typically operating below the level of conscious awareness, these behaviors are often easy to ignore. But when overused, they hinder performance. Coaching people to learn to work with derailers and manage stress can be a gateway into new understanding and help them increase their effectiveness.Read More »
CEOs in Crisis: The Influence of Leaders’ Performance Risks (Part 2)
Some personality traits can pose risks to companies’ success. These traits, which Hogan calls derailers, tend to arise when people are stressed, fatigued, or bored (that is, when we do not exercise self-control). These are the most challenging elements of personality to work with, and they are the most damaging to our careers. Because crises such as the one we are currently experiencing cause almost constant stress, these characteristics are particularly notable right now.Read More »
CEOs in Crisis: The Influence of Leaders’ Everyday Strengths (Part 1)
The new realities shaped by the disruptive and complex moment we are experiencing are completely different for each organization. This situation is forcing some companies to completely reinvent themselves, while others are unable to operate as needed. Others (the least common group, especially in Colombia) are seeing turnover grow at unexpected levels. The personality characteristics of the CEOs of the companies influence the consequences that each of the companies is experiencing as a result of the pandemic.Read More »
Derail Leaders’ Derailment
Despite the thousands of print and internet resources available on the subject of effective leadership, it remains elusive. The number of leaders who fail is consistently estimated to be greater than 50%. The impact that ineffective leaders have on their teams and entire organizations can be devastating from both a human and financial perspective. It’s no wonder that leadership effectiveness continues to be at the top of organizations’ agendas.Read More »
Engaging and Inspiring the Global Workforce through Future Talent/Future Leader 4.0
According to the World Economic Forum 2022 Skills Outlook report, the growing workforce skills that will be imperative to businesses in the coming years include a more holistic approach to leadership incorporating complex, analytical, innovative, and creative thinking in combination with social influences and emotional intelligence. Lessening in demand will be traditional/transactional and isolated skills such as manual dexterity, memory, personnel management, quality control, time management, and technology management.Read More »
The quality of people’s lives depends on their careers. The quality of people’s careers depends on the organizations in which their careers are embedded. The success of these organizations depends on their leadership. The effectiveness of the leadership depends on the characteristics of the people in leadership roles. Ultimately then, personality drives leadership, leadership drives organizational performance, and who is in charge matters greatly for the fate of organizations and the people in them.Read More »