Mindfulness, Leadership and Managing Change

Leadership is now understood by many to imply collective action, orchestrated in such a way as to bring about significant change while raising the competencies and motivation of all those involved—that is action where more than one individual influences the process. —Bornstein & Smith, quoted in The Leader of the Future How can organizations change and why would they? In …

Coaching Leaders with C.H.O.I.C.E.

We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be. —Kurt Vonnegut On many of my training programs when inviting participants to push things, experiment and explore beyond their habitual behavioral boundaries I’ll often ask them to pretend. By this I don’t simply mean ‘fake it’ but to think about it as …

Becoming a Next Level Leadership Development Coach

I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers. —Ralph Nader For me, one of the best places to begin exploring coaching to develop great leaders, particularly if you’re somewhat new to leadership development or even coaching, is simply to start with your own life experience. Find times in your own …