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Why Should Managers Do More Coaching?

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Guest Post by Martha Duesterhoft

A study conducted by Bersin & Associates, showed that organizations with senior leaders who coach effectively and frequently improve their business results by 21% as compared to those who never coach. Many people are unsure what is different about a coaching approach, so let me outline some key descriptors:

Coaches take an Ask vs. Tell approach.  Don’t tell the employee what to do, instead ask powerful questions.  This allows the employee to create their own solutions.  When they go through the thought process to get to resolution,...

How About A Little After Action Review of Your 2014?

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Guest Post by Martha Duesterhoft

Can you believe that it is 2015? Where did 2014 go?

It’s time to take a look in the rear-view mirror.

I know many people follow a tradition of making New Year Resolutions … I’m not really one of those people.

However, I do think it’s important to take time to reflect on the year past and consciously note the key learning about what went well and what didn’t turn out as we hoped in an effort to recognize what we want to repeat and the things we want to approach differently going...

13 Courageous Questions from the 2013 Global Leadership Summit

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13 Courageous Questions from the 2013 Global Leadership Summit

Note from Bob

One of my highlights for the past 11 years has been attending the Global Leadership Summit. Above is the group of friends that I was privileged to attend this year’s Summit with  in Frisco, Texas – one of the 268 satellite locations.

When my friend Joe Baker sent me his “13 Courageous Questions from the 2013 Global Leadership Summit” saying he thought “the ‘Question Guy’ would enjoy these” – not only did I love them – I immediately e-mailed Joe back and asked if he would share them in a...

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