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Do You Have These 4 Requirements for BOLD Leadership?

Do You Have These 4 Requirements for BOLD Leadership? | Executive Coaching | Scoop.it
When you think of bold leadership, what comes to mind? If you’re like most people, the idea of bold leadership conjures up images of big, charismatic, larger than life personalities. Most of us thi...
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Celebrating quiet yet strong leadership

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Why CEOs Don't Want Executive Coaching

Why CEOs Don't Want Executive Coaching | Executive Coaching | Scoop.it
Why do CEOs and other senior leaders say they want coaching but don't seek it? "I think the answer lies in what they've learned to think coaching provides, in contrast to what they think they need. Both views create a gap between desire and action. Ironically, that gap is unwittingly supported by most coaching programs, themselves."
Via Elaine Cox
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Insightful article - the paradox for CEO' s and the 'power' of self-awareness
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Research Paper: Relevance and Effectiveness of Team Coaching

Research Paper: Relevance and Effectiveness of Team Coaching | Executive Coaching | Scoop.it
By:Arvind Agrawal Introduction - this paper examines whether coaching of the team is relevant and if yes how effective coaching will be in raising team performance. The paper draws from theories and empirical evidences reported in the academic literature.
Via Ariana Amorim
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The Heart of Innovation: 15 Great Quotes on the Importance of Asking the Right Question

The Heart of Innovation: 15 Great Quotes on the Importance of Asking the Right Question | Executive Coaching | Scoop.it
As a facilitator of the creative process, I continue to be astounded by how few organizations have any kind of process is place to PAUSE, reflect, and make sure they are coming up with the right questions. Apparently, I'm not alone.
Via Ariana Amorim
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Sometimes we say "there's no such thing as the 'right' question, some are just more effective than others, but some of these quotes ring true.
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All Successful Leaders Need This Quality: Self-Awareness

All Successful Leaders Need This Quality: Self-Awareness | Executive Coaching | Scoop.it
Self-awareness isn't one of those big marquee leadership qualities like vision, charisma or strategic thinking, but it's a quieter ancillary quality that enables the high-octane ones to work.

Via Dr. Susan Bainbridge
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As a Coach, one of the best gifts we can give a leader is a mirror.  Giving a leader the opportunity to see their impact for themselves and develop their self- awareness has to be one of the most powerful things we can do. 

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Joanne OLeary's curator insight, January 2, 2014 2:35 PM

Sometimes self-awareness is as rare as common sense these days, but very important.  Are you self-aware?

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21 Habits Of Supremely Happy People

21 Habits Of Supremely Happy People | Executive Coaching | Scoop.it
“Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.”
Via Ron McIntyre
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Accepting we all have blips, I find overall happiness is a choice we make
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Building High Performance Teams with Heart

Building High Performance Teams with Heart | Executive Coaching | Scoop.it
Guest Post by Caroline L. Arnold, "The best teams I’ve been a part of had something beyond high performance—they had heart."

Via Anne Leong
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Very topical as a lot of our work for 2014 is about performance in teams.

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Jerry Busone's curator insight, February 4, 2014 8:13 AM

great book.. all the best teams I've been around have these traits and the leaders are at the front end of them,.

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Who You Are is How You Coach

“ Imagine this not so unlikely scenario: a coaching client has access to four different coaches in one day, all identically trained. The coaches are comparably gifted and experienced.”
Via Edna Murdoch
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Fell upon this
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What Is Authentic Leadership?

What Is Authentic Leadership? | Executive Coaching | Scoop.it
What is authentic leadership? It continues to surprise me how many leaders attempt to be one way at work, while their “true” personality emerges outside of work.

Via Tim Schuler, Ron McIntyre
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So many people ask us "What does Authentic Leadership look like?"  We will be adding this article to their library.

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Ron McIntyre's curator insight, December 5, 2013 12:25 PM

So true yet we struggle with this simple concept.