Archives for September 2017
Never take just one approach to communicating your important ideas. Create multiple “channels” to get ideas across to more people, in more ways.
To re-purpose an old idea to a new one that meets the needs of your audience is the height of creativity and innovation – Steve Supple
Thirty years ago, we started executive coaching before most people had ever heard of executive coaching. It evolved to meet a need. We tested many things to see what worked and did not work. The coaching process we developed has worked very well for executives; some of whom have traveled from the far reaches of the globe for coaching.
A new channel
A decade ago, Carol Keers was a driving force for the idea of capturing many of our key concepts in a book that would reach a wider audience. When we wrote “Seeing Yourself As Others Do- Authentic Executive Presence at Any Stage of Your Career“, our intent was to reach the next
Company cultures evolve based on the tone set by the leaders. There are no plaques on the wall, town halls, or corporate videos about culture that can speak louder than the actions of the senior leaders. You can walk into a store or restaurant and feel the character of the store manager. That manager is likely influenced by her boss, and the line goes all the way to the top.
I was recently talking with a new CEO who wants to move a company culture away from the prior CEO’s command-and-control approach. I explained that change takes time and intention. The single highest impact on the culture will