Career Coach

My Manager is a Lousy Career Coach. Now What?

I’ll never forget the moment. I was in an alignment meeting with one of our Roundtable group coaching program participants and his direct manager. We were talking about the key behaviours that my coachee was going to need to demonstrate to be successful. With great confidence, his manager leaned back in his seat and said …

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Are you talking more than you’re listening?

One of the strengths that many leaders have is an ability to convey ideas, to communicate their big visions, to enthrall their direct reports with terrific insights, strategic priorities and crucial “burning platform” initiatives. Often what’s equally impressive is these same leaders INABILITY to listen.  Something seems to happen along the corporate hierarchy where, unless …

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