Category Archives: Coaching

Jane Kise on Type, Coaching and Leadership

Jane Kise, Ed. D., principal of Differentiated Coaching Associates, LLC, is a consultant and author of over 20 books, with extensive experience in the fields of executive coaching, educational consulting, strategic planning, team building, employer/employee relations, and finance. She enjoys … Continue reading

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13 tips for starting that book still inside of you

I get asked quite frequently-  by people wanting to write their book  –  what helped me write   “Get your groove back.”   Here are some tips that might help you if you are thinking about getting started on your book … Continue reading

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Your Leadership Mantra for 2013

Some years back my colleague sent me an article by Guy Kawasaki’s  on mantra vs. mission statement.  Guy, a former Apple Evangelist and now a Venture Capitalist, is an ardent supporter of individuals and organizations having mantras rather than mission … Continue reading

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Looking to live a life of greater meaning and engagement?

It’s the time of the year when we are reviewing our lives including the work we do. If you are feeling unfulfilled and wanting to live a life of greater meaning, the following eleven questions will help. If you are … Continue reading

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7 Insights into Employee Engagement

1. Employee engagement is a three-way process and requires responsibility, accountability and ownership from employer, employees and the organization.  We talk about employee engagement including the kinds of things employees need to feel engaged and what the managers and leaders … Continue reading

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How managers and leaders can encourage a strengths-based approach

A very natural tendency for the human mind is to focus on problems and what needs fixing.  If we are given feedback that is mostly positive, we still gravitate towards the one negative in the mix. The mind is a … Continue reading

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How managers can give and receive feedback more effectively

Giving and receiving feedback whether at work or home can be challenging. In the work setting, whether it is giving feedback during a “coachable moment” or a more formal context such as performance appraisal or review, there are some principles … Continue reading

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Sir John Whitmore on Coaching, Leadership and Change

Sir John Whitmore is a pre-eminent thinker in leadership and organisational change and works globally with international organisations and leading multinational corporations to establish coaching management cultures and leadership programmes.  He has written five books on leadership, coaching and sports, … Continue reading

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The All Whites – a team of individual champions or a champion team?

The All Whites performance at FIFA has been remarkable; a demonstration of great leadership and excellent team work. With the World Cup they have –  rather suddenly, sprouted in our sporting consciousness and totally captured the nation’s imagination. After being … Continue reading

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Could a lack of “self awareness” be holding back your career?

We have a measure of choice and control over what we are aware of, but what we are unaware of controls us. -Sir John Whitmore  We are more effective in life when we exhibit high levels of self-awareness.  Self-awareness, a … Continue reading

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