Reasons for seeking executive coaching
- Are you successful but want to get to the next level of success?
- Seeking a strategic sounding board to move yourself and your b
- Feel like something is holding you back?
- Want to improve your overall leadership effectiveness, capacity for strategic thinking and focus on your execution?
I work with successful executives that want to get to the next level of success.
Become aware of your competencies and weaknesses. We help leaders identify leadership behaviors that are not serving them well, and may be negatively impacting their performances or those around them. (See the “20 Habits that hold you back” below)
After defining a clear picture of the gaps and derailers, a development plan is created.
New leadership behaviors will have a blended growth in emotional intelligence and next level thinking. Strategies,
Return on Investment:
- Investment Costs are recovered in 1 year
- Development benefits will last for years
- Reduce stress
- Gain better work/life balance
- Improved relationships personally and professionally
- Increased self-esteem
- Increased confidence
20 Habits That Hold You Back from the Top
by Marshall Goldsmith
- Winning too much: The need to win at all costs and in all situations.
- Adding too much value: The overwhelming desire to add our two cents to every discussion.
- Passing judgment: The need to rate others and impose our standards on them.
- Making destructive comments: The needless sarcasm and cutting remarks that we
thinkmake us witty.
- Starting with “No,” “But,” or “However”: The overuse of these negative qualifiers which secretly say to everyone “I’m right and you’re wrong.”
- Telling the world how smart we are: The need to show people we’re smarter than they think we are.
- Speaking when angry: Using emotional volatility as a management tool.
- Negativity, or “Let me explain why that won’t work”: The need to share our negative thoughts even when we weren’t asked.
- Withholding information: The refusal to share information in order to maintain an advantage over others.
- Failing to give proper recognition: The inability to give praise and reward.
- Claiming credit that we don’t deserve: The most annoying way to overestimate our contributions to any success.
- Making excuses: The need to reposition our annoying behavior as a permanent fixture so people excuse us for it.
- Clinging to the past: The need to deflect blame away from ourselves and onto events and people from our past; a subset of blaming everyone else.
- Playing favorites: Failing to see that we are treating someone unfairly.
- Refusing to express regret: The inability to take responsibility for our actions, admit we’re wrong, or recognize how our actions affect others.
- Not listening: The most passive-aggressive form of disrespect for colleagues.
- Failing to express gratitude: The most basic form of bad manners.
- Punishing the messenger: The misguided need to attack the innocent who are usually only trying to help us.
- Passing the buck: The need to blame everyone but ourselves.
- An excessive need to be “me”: Exalting our faults as virtues simply because they’re who we are.