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Adaptive Leadership Is What We Need Right Now

The uncertain times brought on by the ongoing COVID-19 poses unique and new leadership challenges to public health specialists and business leaders. Clearly, the right kind of leadership determines the success of nations and humanity in times of multi-dimensional and complex crises. Leaders are expected…

Making Use of Your Values (Part 3)

How are you making use of your values? Do they enhance your environment?  I’ve been writing about leading by your values in my recent posts. Part 2. Leaders who follow their values are seen as authentic, and are appreciated because they’re genuine and trustworthy. They…

Values – As Warnings (Part 2)

Larsen also states that leaders whose roles are misaligned with their values experience inner conflict, stress, or frustration. It is fairly common in my work as a business coach to come across leaders and business owners who are facing hardships without recognising the reasons. It…

Coaching Conversation (Part 3)

Giving Back the Monkey People don’t need to be managed; they need to be unleashed. ~ Richard Florida, Professor of Urban Theory In 1974, William Oncken wrote one of the two bestselling articles in Harvard Business Review: “Management Time: Who’s Got the Monkey?” The piece…

Coaching Conversations (Part 2)

I’ve been writing about the need for managers and leaders to improve performance (this post) by helping employees to think better and improve their abilities to problem solve. Until managers learn to do this, they will continue to contribute to employee disengagement. Starting a coaching…