Archive for Executive Coaching & Development

Evidence that Being Inclusive Pays Off

For those looking for more evidence that being inclusive pays off, check out this review of a recent article in the Academy of Management: The Benefits of Climate for Inclusion for Gender-Diverse Groups. http://www.ioatwork.com/climate-for-inclusion-diversity-evidence-that-being-inclusive-pays-off/  

Finding meaning in work

Interesting Inc. article, though I don’t think it is just millenials who want to find meaning in work.

Hardwiring That Can Lead to Bad Decisions

Scientists have identified five ways in which we are hardwired that strongly influence how we think and make decisions.  We may not even be aware that we are using these shortcuts to make decisions because they are subconscious or intuitive to us. Becoming aware of our biases can help us make better decisions. Rational versus […]

Selecting Your Coach – Remember Your Feedback

Once you have decided that coaching is the developmental approach you would like to take, the next step is to choose the right coach for you.  Recommendations from colleagues are helpful in terms of coaching effectiveness, but coach selection also requires some important personal considerations.  Will you benefit more from a coach with an outside […]

Executives & Entrepreneurs Need to Innovate and Execute

Someone who can innovate and execute is indispensable to employers and is often a skill that leads to entrepreneurial success according to an article by Jonathan Fields (click to read his blog post on the subject). Here’s an excerpt from the post: “Truth be told, though, there’s one person who’s even more valuable than the […]

Do-It-Yourself Career Development

With corporate downsizing at an all-time high and entrepreneurs and small businesses on the rise, many of us are finding we have to “do-it-yourself” in some areas where we might once have had help.  Specifically, we have to actively manage our own careers, including keeping an eye on our own training and development.  Whether you […]

Sometimes Lists Make Me Happy

I really enjoy lists.  I once dated a guy who called me the “girl of 100 lists” from the Go Go’s song of the same title which extols the virtue of list-keeping. Sometimes I run across lists that make me think or make me angry or make me happy.  Today’s find came about because I […]

The Leadership Challenge Forum – Kouzes & Posner

March 21, 2014
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March Madness – Nerd Style

March 18, 2014
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Clinton Global Initiative University

March 18, 2014
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Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel

March 16, 2014
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