A leader, stuck in an unhealthy cycle, searches for a way out. In conversation with his coach, he learns a four-square tool that just might work.
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Developing New Behaviors
A leader feels she lacks courage. She engages her coach in a conversation about how to use self-awareness and self-management as tools to help her become a little bolder.
An executive coach is summoned to a president’s office to defend the art of coaching. Knowing he’ll be under attack, he preps in a way that leads the conversation to a surprising conclusion.
A leader, suffering from his inability to say no, talks with his coach about how to set and hold boundaries. Together they explore four actions available to anyone who needs to say no more often.
Two coaches discuss how to help an introverted leader display more executive presence. They explore a visualization technique that’s designed to make the impression you want.
Each of us at work has a role. And all our colleagues, clients and customers are our audience. We are truly actors on a corporate stage. This episode explores how to make the impression you want.
A leader learns she’ll get her promotion to VP if she can exhibit “executive presence.” The company gives her a coach who teaches a three-step process to help her achieve her goals.
Having displayed physical anger during a meeting, a leader seeks help from his coach. Mindfulness hardly seems the answer – at least as the leader has defined it. The coach gives a new definition.
A leader knows he’s a muddled communicator. To help him fly in sync with others, his coach begins to shift his focus from communicating about his ideas to learning the concerns of others.
With people we see often, we develop a ‘bank account’ of goodwill. Or ill will. It is a running tally of how people feel about you. A leader talks with Tom about managing her account.
Four leaders, wildly different in their styles, must work together to guide a task force. Using the DiSC Behavioral Self-Assessment, they build on their strengths to leverage their differences.
Growing as a leader demands that you learn new behaviors. In this episode, a leader learns the four-step process all of us must pass through in order to create long-lasting, meaningful change.
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