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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!



Teaching Leaders to Stop Saying “That is Great BUT”

Teaching Leaders to Stop Saying “That is Great BUT”

Marshall Goldsmith October 2, 2015 0

The higher up you go in your organization, the more you need to make other people winners and not make your job about winning yourself

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Teaching Leaders to Stop Using “No, But, However”

Teaching Leaders to Stop Using “No, But, However”

Marshall Goldsmith October 2, 2015 0

An easy habit for people who like to win to fall into, and a surefire shortcut for killing conversations, is to start a sentence with “no,” “but,” or “however”

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Teaching Leaders to Stop Making Destructive Comments

Teaching Leaders to Stop Making Destructive Comments

Marshall Goldsmith October 2, 2015 0

I’m a little skeptical of self-diagnosis. Most people tend to overestimate their strengths and overrate their weaknesses

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Teaching Leaders to Stop Smart vs. Stupid

Teaching Leaders to Stop Smart vs. Stupid

Marshall Goldsmith October 2, 2015 0

Some bad habits are hard to admit to ourselves, but if you get a little nudge of self-recognition, that’s a good start. Even better is to admit it might be a problem

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Teaching Leaders to Stop Playing Favorites

Teaching Leaders to Stop Playing Favorites

Marshall Goldsmith October 2, 2015 0

The higher up you go in the organization, the more your problems are behavioral. You’re smart, you’re up-to-date, you know the technical aspects of your job, but often you may lack some important people

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Teaching Leaders to Stop Adding Too Much Value

Teaching Leaders to Stop Adding Too Much Value

Marshall Goldsmith October 2, 2015 0

It is extremely difficult for successful people to listen to other people tell them something that they already know without communicating somehow that (a) they already knew it and (b) they know a better

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Gratitude for the Library Patrons who are the Founding Members of the 500 Club!

Gratitude for the Library Patrons who are the Founding Members of the 500 Club!

Suzi Pomerantz December 30, 2014 0

To celebrate surpassing the 500-article mark, the Library of Professional Coaching last month announced the new Patron program, and we are proud to welcome the following Founding Members of the 500 Club!  We are

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Leadership Lessons from Our Feathered Friends

Leadership Lessons from Our Feathered Friends

Jerry Campagna August 18, 2014 0

Ever wonder why geese fly in a “V” formation? The most intriguing aspect of my research was that there is no designated “leader of the pack” with a flock of geese—it is a shared

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In Search of Stewardship

In Search of Stewardship

Jerry Campagna August 7, 2013 0

The TribeVibes Talent/Team Engagement System differs from most instruments in that its foundation is three root personality profiles with the added interchangeable leadership role of the Steward

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The Overview Effect and the Camelot Effect

The Overview Effect and the Camelot Effect

Frank White November 26, 2012 0

Seeing the unity of our Earth is truly a matter of perspective, a shift in worldview. Once the astronaut returns to the surface, diversity reappears. The planet is a holon -- a

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