Parable of the Trapeze

This month’s blog post on transforming fear in times of uncertainty comes to us from Consortium Coach Linda Wingate. Her post kicks off a three-month series on leadership. You can learn more about Linda at her website, www.wingateconsulting.com The Parable of the TrapezeTurning the Fear of Transformation into the Transformation of Fear by Danaan Parry…

Your talent pool for New Leaders – High Potential Employees

New Leaders often start as company-identified High Potential Employees. But how do companies attract, retain, and select these high potential employees? The development of a company-wide strategy may be necessary to succeed. Here are some key questions to ask yourself in planning this strategy: Are the CEO and the leadership team committed to the development…

Web articles on new leaders

Second in our series on New Leaders, we hope these articles will inspire your thinking on how to effectively manage new leadership transitions. Navigating the First Year18 executives share their tips on navigating the first year as a CEO. Sink or Swima new leader’s guide to the first 90 days. Includes questions to stimulate thinking.

How do we coach a new leader?

A great deal of the work we do is new leader coaching. In this post we will discuss the special challenges and rewards of this important coaching segment. Next month we will provide several New Leader stories that will demonstrate the value of this approach. The terrific news is that a new leader has a…

Ten Tips for Effective Corporate Coaching for HR and Line Leaders

1. Be clear with your colleagues and top management about who gets coaching. If the only people offered coaching are poor performers, those who would benefit from coaching for growth will not view it as the development opportunity and privilege it should be. 2. Commitment by the person being coached is essential; if the prospective coaching client is not…