Category: Science of Coaching

Growing Better Leaders: 5 Developmental Stages

Posted on February 19, 2019

  Like all maturing adults, leaders progress through sequential developmental levels. At the higher stages, they become more successful. With increased effectiveness, there’s a 38% probability of seeing higher business performance, according to one study. The increasingly complex and chaotic marketplace poses an urgent need to grow better leaders. Leaders remain confused, however, about how to strengthen their competencies. Rather than focusing on training, skills and knowledge, developmental-stage theory involves expanding one’s “forms of mind,” ...

CEO’s Just Want To Be Coached

Posted on October 15, 2013

This short article provides fascinating data on a study done by Stanford University and an Executive Coaching Firm-The Miles Group.  Learn not only what CEO's say about their interest in having a outside the firm guidance on management and performance enhancement, but also what is on the Board's wish list regarding CEO's developing talent management skills, empathy and compassion.

What type of Leader are you?

Posted on July 2, 2013

As Jim Rohn, a respected leader once said, that leaders need to know when "to be strong but not rude; be kind but not weak; be bold but not bully; be thoughtful but not lazy; be humble but not timid; be proud by not arrogant; have humor without folly." Read more of this leadership styles article to discover how to balance your style with this advise...