Tag Archives: owning the change

The Coach’s Objective

The Coach’s Objective. I’ve spent much the past two weeks in one-on-one coaching sessions. I am always honoured that people willingly share so much. One new client, (whom I’d never met before) about ten minutes into our conversation, said that he was surprised at how much he was revealing to a total stranger. Another, a […]

Leading Change Series: Feedback Matters

Feedback Matters. If you don’t know how you’re going, then you don’t know how you’re going! It is important to pulse, check and monitor your progress. In fact, this is key to making behavioural change that lasts. For example, without even trying, simply tracking how much exercise you do actually leads to healthier exercise patterns. […]

Leading Change Series: Practicing New Behaviour

Practicing New Behaviour. ‘Having a go’ at a new behaviour is essential and this can be tested and supported by finding circumstances for development that are not too daunting or high-risk. Striving to get better, learning from your experiences, reflecting on what occurred and experimenting further are real experiences. In simple terms: mastery comes with […]

Leading Change Series: Dont Forget About Our Strengths

Don’t Forget About Strengths. It is important not to forget our strengths. Have you had the experience of participating in a performance review to be told in endless detail about all the things you need to fix and do differently, and then, as a passing afterthought, hear a few words about what you do well and […]

Leading Change Series: Owning The Change

Owning The Change. “People’s behaviour makes sense if you think about it in terms of their goals, needs and motives.” Thomas Mann American (German-born) novelist (1875 – 1955) Have you ever been to your annual performance review only to listen to your boss waxing lyrically about a change you need to make? You may nod […]