Category Archives: Leadership Development

5 Essential Coaching Skills For Leaders To Develop

Coaching plays a huge role in learning organizations. The ability to facilitate professional development in others and improve their performance is important not just to the bottom line, but to people’s well-being and much longer-term organizational health. Many companies now know this, it’s true. Smaller businesses, as well as multinati…  

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3 Ways Leaders Can Give Better Feedback

Constructive feedback is invaluable. But it's not always viewed that way by those receiving it – and especially not when it's thoughtlessly delivered. Whether it's a hurtful throw-away comment or an informational overload, it's easy for leaders to come across as anything but helpful. So how can we create a culture where feedback is not only embra…  

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Personal Leadership Skills: Set Yourself The Right Goals!

In my last post on personal leadership goal setting, we met Wilma, who was set on becoming a less ‘absent’ mentor for Pedro. We defined goal-setting as: “The formulation of clear, specific, and appropriate goals that will direct our attention, mobilize our effort, and drive our behavior toward a specific desired outcome.” ...and c…  

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