Six Steps to Designing an ACCOUNTABLE Organization

“The achievement of business outcomes depends on the culture in which people work together to produce results.” Mark Samuel, Creating the Accountable Organization* Most leaders nod in agreement with the statement ‘organizational results are directly tied to culture. Culture is defined as how people work together to achieve the end result; the result of a […]

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Why does coaching work?

I’m a self-confessed quote junky and some months ago, I captured a quote by Amy Jen Su in the Harvard Business Review stating that by asking questions leaders “can move away from command-and-control leadership to a dynamic in which your direct report grows through self-reflection.” (See “The questions good coaches ask“.) When Mark Barrenechea of […]

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Choosing the Right Coach: Five Key Steps

Have you ever wondered why some individuals have such a positive experience with their coach, while others are disappointed? As with everything in life ‘due diligence’ pays off; success is all about the research you do prior to committing to a coaching relationship. Before engaging the services of any coach, make sure you know the […]

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