Coach’s Challenge for 4/21/13 “Influencing”

Good day team, This past week, I was working with a management team focusing on their individual strengths and teaching them how these strengths fit into the four domains of leadership - executing, influencing, building relationships and strategic thinking. These are the skills that leaders and...

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Coach’s Challenge for 11/20/11 “Leadership”

Good day, team. I’m often asked by clients what the difference is between managing and leading others. There’s an assumption that people who manage others are automatically leaders. However, if we look at the definition of the words, we see that they are actually quite different....

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Coach’s Challenge for 11/1/10

Good day, team, This morning I read a quote from Charles Darwin on which I’d like to base this week's challenge: "It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change." I think it's safe to say...

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Coach’s Challenge for 2/1/10

Good day, team, This week's challenge comes from an excellent article--"The Responsible Manager"--which appeared in the January-February 2010 issue of the Harvard Business Review. The author, C. K. Prahalad, is a distinguished professor at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, and he ends all...

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