Executive Coaching

Being a Coach

Being a Coach

Lehmann won’t stay: to step down after South Africa series ‘Lehmann as Coach’, says the image (PC @EconomicTimes) – He was not being a coach, a mere leader/trainer/tactician? – A coach is bound by the rules, values, and ethics, in letter & spirit. – A coach is more focused on the process and does not suffer […]

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Coaches Beware!

Coaches Beware!

Beyond Coaching Psychobabble: Let the Buyer Beware (Manfred Kets de Vries, INSEAD Distinguished Clinical Professor of Leadership Development & Organisational Change)   ‘The advertising pitches of many coaches raise false expectations and seem designed to fool the gullible‘, says the author. Interesting perspective, I may add!   Coaches Beware?! I am tempted to add. This post by the […]

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WBECS2017 – Jan Muhlfeit on Executive Coaching & Leadership

WBECS2017 – Jan Muhlfeit on Executive Coaching & Leadership

A great session for us executive coaches and leadership/business coaches on coaching, leadership, mindfulness & LIFE! Great to hear Jan stress on #LifePurpose. And Viktor Frankl (‘one of the best books’, Man’s Search for Meaning), came up more than once (a personal favorite). ‘We can’t influence stimuli. But we can influence the reaction. Between the […]

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Why Jeff Bezos does the dinner dishes? Leadership

Why Jeff Bezos does the dinner dishes? Leadership

Month/Quarter-end inspiration for corporate leaders here. 1. Are you an explosive (even if ‘occasionally’) boss? 2. How is it impacting you? Your performance, emotions, relationships? 3. How are you handling it? What is the excuse? – Zoom the picture & check out “soft-skills”. Amazon.com CEO, #JeffBezos used to be an occasionally explosive boss, but there are rumors that he […]

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The fad of everyone being a coach easy to fail – Chicago Tribune

The fad of everyone being a coach easy to fail – Chicago Tribune

‘Everyone needs a coach’, say Eric Schmidt to Bill Gates. But they don’t say ‘every one is a coach’!!  The selection of the coach is very important. Whether it is done by organization for the executive/leader, or by the coachee directly.  We don’t take a chance with a doctor, do we? Similarly, how can we […]

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Win-At-All-Costs

Win-At-All-Costs

“It’s become a win-at-all-costs culture” for parents, coaches, teachers, administration and also supporters! We often forget children play for just having fun. Winning was just one of 81 determinants that makes playing sports enjoyable for children. It was rated 48th. There are 47 more important things that children, coaches, parents, administrators, supporters, etc. should be […]

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