Category Archives: Executive Coaching

Poor Leadership and 3 Ways to Improve It

‘’Good leaders bring out the best in their people. Bad leaders diminish performance.  When you add up the costs over an entire organization, the bottom line impact can be staggering an amount equal to 7% of a company’s sales’’ Ken Blanchard Company – Click Here for His Article Millions of dollars wasted! So what can…

Defense, offense or a bit of both? What is your game plan?

I have been playing soccer for many years now (too many to count). Through all of these years I have played for and seen a variety of coaches. And I can tell you that not all coaches are created equal. So what makes one coach excellent and another mediocre? Let me tell you the story…

Executive Coaching Works – The Hard Facts That Leaders Must Know About Soft Skills

How business values people is shifting. During the industrial age mindset of the ‘80s management asked: “What does the employee cost the organization?” because the focus was on reducing costs. During the information age mindset of the ‘90s they asked: “What is the employee worth to the organization?” because they were focused on maximizing ROI….

The Future Workplace: why purpose is critical

The topic of our October executive brief is about helping organizations (and individuals) gain (or re-gain) clear focus as to “Why” it is that they exist and defining their purpose.  Our guest speaker, Vera Asanin, CEO of Your Workplace Magazine will speak to us about how most organizations are good at explaining what they do,…

Creating a culture that shares

Knowledge sharing across the generations By Caroline Samne ____________________________________________________________________ For the first time in the history of society we have up to 5 generations working together side by side.  This is both an opportunity and a challenge for many organizations. The opportunities lay in the rich exchanges that can occur between groups that bring very…

Coaching helps organizations achieve business results during economic downturn

The article below describes how organizations have used coaching to help achieve business results during the economic downturn. Recently, The International Coach Federation (ICF) released a study that actually pinpoints reasons for consumer use of coaching. The pioneers of the coaching profession tend to agree that coaching formally hit the scene during the late 80’s….