Leading through change: The importance of engaging key stakeholders

      Several years ago, Harvard Business Review released a paper by John Kotter called “Why Transformational Efforts Fail”. By studying the process and outcomes of change initiatives in over 100 companies, he identified eight errors that leaders and...

      Signs an employee might need leadership coaching

      For your organization to remain successful and sustainable, employees at all levels must be properly supported throughout their careers. Leadership development programs remain one of the best investments you can make in the success of your...

      What is leadership development? Why should your organization care about it?

      “Leadership Development” is one of those terms that a lot of people use, but not a lot of people can accurately define. This is because, generally speaking, it’s a broad term that describes a wide variety of initiatives and activities.  

      Why it’s smart to prepare your senior employees for retirement with coaching

      If you examine the demographics of today’s workplace, it quickly becomes obvious that there are some big changes that will be happening over the next ten years. According to the Washington Post, over 10,000 baby boomers retire every day – that’s...

      How to plan an awesome off-site company retreat and avoid an expensive field trip

      Leaders know that employee alignment, motivation, and collaboration are important prerequisites for maximized performance and retention. Retreats for specific teams (or for the entire company) are a common way for leaders to engage their people, get...

      Leadership Essentials: How to give feedback without blaming

      Giving feedback is often a difficult, but necessary, part of leadership. Without informal assessments of their performance, your employees won’t know how they’re doing from day-to-day. Your feedback is essential to their growth and success in their...

      Video: The Myth of the Indispensable Leader

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      Want to be more influential? Share context.

      Influence is key for many of our coaching clients. Leaders work hard to gain more influence and impact. It can be the difference between great collaboration and strong results versus disengaged teams and mediocre performance.

      Are you an inclusive leader?

      The most effective leaders are able to find ways for all of their employees to be involved in the planning and execution of key projects and change initiatives… and it’s paying off.

      How to be influential: Be Human

      This is the second post in a series of articles about influence.