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In this section you will find articles regarding the nature of leadership in contemporary organizations, the unique challenges faced by these leaders and the ways in which professional coaching can of assistance to these leaders as they face these unique challenges. You will find articles about leadership training, leadership development, and the link between development, training and coaching of leaders. If you have articles about leadership and coaching to submit, please visit the article submission page and follow the guidelines there. If you wish to sponsor this category, please visit the sponsor page. Thank you, and enjoy!



Issue Two: Leadership is a Contact Sport

Issue Two: Leadership is a Contact Sport

Marshall Goldsmith January 6, 2016 0

By Marshall Goldsmith Continual contact with colleagues is so effective in helping leaders develop that they can succeed even without a large, formal program. Leadership is a relationship not between the coach and the

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Follow up regularly and stakeholders will notice the positive actions you’re taking based their input.

Follow up regularly and stakeholders will notice the positive actions you’re taking based their input.

Marshall Goldsmith January 6, 2016 0

Leadership Is A Contact Sport step 8 of 8:  Follow Up! By Marshall Goldsmith What is the most important thing you can do if you really want to change? It’s follow-up. Follow-up is the

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Change isn’t an academic exercise

Change isn’t an academic exercise

Marshall Goldsmith January 6, 2016 0

If you want to change, you must follow-up! Learn why this step is so important and how to do it, right. Leadership Is A Contact Sport step 7 of 8:  Change! By Marshall Goldsmith

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Involve the people around you to support your change efforts

Involve the people around you to support your change efforts

Marshall Goldsmith January 6, 2016 0

Involve & Change: Improving your odds for change Leadership Is A Contact Sport step 6 of 8:  Involve! By Marshall Goldsmith If a tree falls in the forest and no one hears it fall,

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Respond Positively When Receiving Input

Respond Positively When Receiving Input

Marshall Goldsmith January 6, 2016 0

Learn how to respond to feedback and why the keys are to be positive, simple, focused, and fast! Leadership Is A Contact Sport step 5 of 8:  Respond! By Marshall Goldsmith If there is

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Thank People For Sharing Valuable Feedback

Thank People For Sharing Valuable Feedback

Marshall Goldsmith January 6, 2016 0

Thanking works because it expresses one of our most basic emotions: gratitude. Leadership Is A Contact Sport step 4 of 8:  Thank! By Marshall Goldsmith Two magic words — Thank you! Thanking works because

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Think About Their Input And Its Meaning

Think About Their Input And Its Meaning

Marshall Goldsmith January 6, 2016 0

Reversing the order of speaking then thinking to thinking then speaking will do wonders for your relationships both professional and personal! Leadership Is A Contact Sport step 3 of 8:  Think! By Marshall Goldsmith

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Listen to Their Answers

Listen to Their Answers

Marshall Goldsmith January 6, 2016 0

Did you know that 80 percent of our success in learning from other people is based on how well we listen? Listen to Their Answers Leadership Is A Contact Sport Step 2 of 8:

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Ask How You Can Be Better

Ask How You Can Be Better

Marshall Goldsmith January 6, 2016 0

The best question to ask when soliciting feedback – both at work and at home? “How can I be a better…?” Leadership Is A Contact Sport Step 1 of 8:  Ask! by Marshall Goldsmith

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Issue One: Teaching Leaders to Stop

Issue One: Teaching Leaders to Stop

Marshall Goldsmith October 2, 2015 0

We do not spend enough time teaching leaders what to stop. Half of the leaders I have met don’t need to learn what to do. They need to learn what to stop

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