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Identifying & Defining Strengths

Identifying & Defining Strengths | Coaching Leaders |

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Via AlGonzalezinfo, Jose Luis Yañez
AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, June 27, 2013 5:34 AM

Maximizer: People with the Maximizer theme focus on others' strengths as a way to stimulate personal and group excellence. They seek to transform something strong into something superb.

Are you a Maximizer?

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Study Identifies 12 Characteristics of Really Bad Bosses

Study Identifies 12 Characteristics of Really Bad Bosses | Coaching Leaders |

“When people were asked to chronicle their worst boss, they either cited lack of character or competency,” said Longenecker. “When we teach leadership, we now focus on character and competency. The list of bad traits leans very heavily towards character issues.”

Via AlGonzalezinfo
David Hain's insight:

Good list - easy to do a self-evaluation (honest of course) or even better, a 360.

AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, March 4, 2013 10:00 PM

from the article:


Here are Longenecker’s 12 characteristics of really bad bosses:

~Are arrogant, prideful, inflexible, and always right.

~Are unprincipled, untrustworthy, misrepresent the truth, and lie.

~Fail to create clear direction and clarify performance expectations.

~Are ineffective at providing effective performance feedback and recognition.

~Are really bad communicators.

~Are erratic and have unpredictable behavior and moods.

~Take credit and avoid blame.

~Do not plan effectively and are crisis driven.

~Do not develop their people or help them get ahead.

~Do not solve problems or improve processes.

~Are technically incompetent and lack talent.

~Make unwise, ill-informed, and ineffective decisions.

Scott Span, MSOD's curator insight, March 5, 2013 7:05 PM

We've all got a list, what's on yours?

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The Trust Maturity Model

The Trust Maturity Model | Coaching Leaders |

The Trust Maturity Model from


What is the level of trust in your team?


Chaos? Learning? Optimizing? Or, Innovating?

Via AlGonzalezinfo, Richard Andrews
Metta Solutions's comment, October 18, 2012 11:48 AM
AlGonzalezinfo thank you for all the follows - love your curated work as well. Still learning how to use all the features
AlGonzalezinfo's comment, October 18, 2012 12:49 PM
@Metta Solutions, you are welcome, I really like your curated work as well. One suggestion would be to link your twitter account to, this way you will be mentioned automatically on twitter when we rescoop your posts.
Geoff Roberts's curator insight, January 18, 2014 12:43 PM

Nice descriptive framework, but it needs a 'how to get there' as well...

Curated by David Hain
People and Change consultant, 25 years experience in Organisation Development. Executive coach. Very experienced facilitator and team developer.