As an Executive Coach across many industries, I often get asked what trends I’m noticing in my work. In the past I would see or hear themes within industries but consistency of themes across industries was rare. Today I’m noticing commonalities.
What today’s leaders are faced with in leading their organisations through our current unpredictable, uncertain, pandemic impacted state requires elevated leadership capability, presence and mindset. However, it’s still striking how ill-suited stock standard leadership principles, skills and theories are to meet today’s leadership challenges.
As we see so much unprecedented change on our planet we are faced with imagining new futures for ourselves, our families, our communities and society as a whole.
The work from home genie is out of the bottle thanks to COVID and lockdowns. But how do you embrace the magic of hybrid working and make it right for your business?
The feelings associated with a poorly managed exit can create trauma for those who leave and for those who stay.
Recently at the end of a coaching session with a senior executive, I did a check in on how he was finding the coaching program. What he said next stuck in my head.
You may think reflection is limited to thinking about the past, but we also encourage prospective reflection to chart the near future.
It is when we stop over-thinking everything, that we have the potential to reap our conscious and unconscious wisdom and simply let it happen!
The leader’s ‘self-as-instrument’ sparks the best of themselves and others to shine.