Essays

Leaders Develop Their People

Leaders Develop Their People

When an employee is failing to perform–it’s not because they have reached their “level of incompetence”, it’s because they are on the cusp of a breakthrough. Good leaders know how to generate breakthroughs in their staff.

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Choosing Who You Are

Choosing Who You Are

Choosing Who You AreThere are many different coaching methodologies. I practice Ontological Coaching. So what is it? Say you hike into the woods for a picnic with a really exciting date or with your husband or wife on an important anniversary. On a stream bank, you...

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Leading With Fear Doesn’t Work

Leading With Fear Doesn’t Work

Leading With Fear Doesn't WorkI spoke with Jonathon Westover on his Human Capital Innovations podcast recently, about the dangers of using fear in your leadership style. Needless to say–leaders who use fear are usually fearful themselves. Like anything, to be a...

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What Happens In A Coaching Session?

What Happens In A Coaching Session?

What Happens In A Coaching Session?What happens in a coaching session varies, of course, but the general goal of coaching is to move you from where you are to where you want to be. Where you want to be could be anywhere: married or on your own; a leader in your...

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A Conversation With Marc Mawhinney

A Conversation With Marc Mawhinney

A Conversation With Marc Mawhinney on the NaturalBornCoaches.com Podcast A conversation with Marc Mawhinney. Marc is a lifelong entrepreneur who helps coaches get more clients (without paid advertising)! He achieves this with his coaching programs: the popular Natural...

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Four Areas A Coach Develops So You Can Live Well

Four Areas A Coach Develops So You Can Live Well

Four Areas A Coach Develops So You Can Live WellLiving life well takes practice. No one expects a person to master, say, the piano or surgery or a forklift, without sustained training and practice. So it is with life. If you want to live life well—to live it with...

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When Does Coaching End?

When Does Coaching End?

When Does Coaching End?When does coaching end? It depends. Generally, it ends when the client chooses to end it. On rare occasions, when the client becomes uncoachable or stops doing the work, I will end the relationship. Most clients get what they need from coaching...

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