The Importance of Active Listening in Executive Coaching
Executive coaching requires expertise in communication skills such as ‘Active Listening.’ Did you know that there are three levels of active listening? Those three levels are described below. Active listening…Read More
What is the best certification or methodology for executive coaching?
Recently I was asked this question. Here are the facts. There is not one “best coaching certification or methodology for those who work with executives,” for several reasons. 1. Executive…Read More
3 Managers Walked Into A Bar Last Friday During Happy Hour…
Three managers walked into a bar to complain about organizational leadership... The first manager, Mr. Ph.D., said, "organizational change requires clear definitions of terms and adoption of a theoretical model for…Read More
Can Positive Psychology Help You Be A Better Leader?
You may have heard about Positive Psychology. But, you may not know "What it is? Why does it matter to you? How can it help you or your team?" Here…Read More
What Is More Important For A Leader – Identity or Reputation?
Before you answer my question, let's define both "identity" and "reputation". Identity: is how you see yourself. Reputation: is how others see you. Now, back to the question: What do you think…Read More
What I Learned Last Week From A Fortune 100 CEO
In my 20+ years of coaching leaders, I have learned more from them than I can fully describe. Here is a nugget that I learned last week. You may like…Read More
Why Coaches Fail and How Coaches LIKE YOU Can Succeed
Let me tell you a story about David. David really wanted to be an executive coach, and he recently earned a coaching certification. David needed to find his first real…Read More
Positive Psychology Coaching Protocols: Introducing the AD-FIT% Model TM
Protocols abound in finance for security and risk mitigation. Thankfully. Protocols abound in healthcare for efficacy and efficiency. Thankfully. Protocols are not yet adopted by coaches, but they need to…Read More
Mindfulness or Mindlessness? Some good links…
My friend Steve, in Charlotte, NC, is very intentional about his daily practice of mindful-ness. As an executive coach and yoga master, he has achieved a state of awareness that…Read More
Invitation to join the Positive Organizational Leadership Project
TO: Positive Psychology practitioners/ leaders/ consultants FR: Doug Gray, email@example.com RE: The Positive Organizational Leadership Project (POLP) Goal: Invite practitioners/ leaders/ consultants to share digital stories of HOW…Read More