Wasted Wisdom Reclaimed

I had an arrogant moment the other day. I was composing an e-mail to a client who seemed to be moving slowly in responding to my wisdom. I decided I'd challenge that client to take action using myself as an unnamed example of how a great client leverages great coaching. I was thinking of what a dedicated client I had been to a number of the world-class coaches I had worked with, studied with or known. That list includes Steve Chandler, Maria Nemeth, Stasia Johnson Steinhagen, Todd Stebleton, ..

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Feedback to “Right Solution…Wrong Problem”

[If you just read the post The Right Solution to the Wrong Problem, just skip to the heading "Comments from My Friends.] A post titled "The Right Solution to the Wrong Problem,"  was one in a series of articles about my experience working with leaders I call "big-hearted" leaders.  In my experience, those leaders often tolerate poor performers too long.  I believe they largely do that because of their admirable commitment to being responsible, fair and kind. In this particular post, I ..

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Survey Results: For the Poor Performer, Danger Doesn’t Exist

Survey Results: Post:  For the Poor Performer, Unperceived Doesn’t Exist Link to survey:   Survey   No-Nonsense Leader Responsible +Kind +Fair When you have fired people, you waited way too long to do it. 35% 100% Prior to introducing a Performance Improvement Plan (PIP), do you establish objective performance and behavior measures and establish clear standards for those measures? 100% 69% Consequences are ..

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