Tag Archives: Leadership

Coaching isn’t for people who need help…

If an Olympic figure skater doesn’t take to the ice without their coach, why should a senior exec (one of the “Olympic athletes” of his/her organization), someone who’s out on that figurative “ice” every day and whose performance is critical … Continue reading

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Leaving a Legacy…

A while back, Marshall Goldsmith wrote on his blog about dealing with being a “lame duck” in an organization—those senior, influential leaders who are either retiring or moving on. As usual, he hit the nail on the head.  Rather than … Continue reading

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“Leading from behind”…a newly relevant old concept

There’s an interesting discussion going on right now on the Five Dysfunctions of a Team group on LinkedIn – it’s for those of us who are devotees, if you will, of Patrick Lencioni’s eponymous landmark book.  Someone posted a thoughtful … Continue reading

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L&D vs. HR vs. OD…

There are a couple of interesting discussions going on in the ASTD and HR groups on LinkedIn regarding whether L and D (learning and development) should really be a separate function from HR (human resources).  There’s another on whether OD … Continue reading

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