The Coaching Source

How many times are you asked for an opinion, or a thought, or feedback? Perhaps in your last interview, or maybe during a key presentation to your peers? It seems that we are constantly tweeting, face booking, blogging, and otherwise commenting on everything from our personal mood, to great world events. We are asked for our informed or uninformed...

     One and a half years ago, I was completing a coaching engagement with a dynamic leader. As with all my “wrap sessions,” I asked the leader to reflect on her learnings and to tell me what she will commit to for her future actions. Her eloquent response sent me on a quest which I only completed this weekend.
     Concurrent with her pro...

In a recent   360 degree Feedback coaching session with a guy who is clearly a talented manager and completely decent human being, he saw that he needs to give more feedback, more coaching, and more praise in general.  He said “It must be my background, I grew up on a farm, and in my family,  a job well done was its own reward.”  So true.  So many ...