Game Changer: Using Coaching to Level Up! April 13 is the final in our series on “What is Coaching?” The tool this month is intention! Email me to sign up. (Short, affordable, powerful!) Game Changer What is a “game changer?” The dictionary says it is,...Read More
Bringing Coach-Style Leadership to the Organization
Asking, Empowering and Guiding
“You manage things; you lead people.” – Admiral Grace Murray Hopper
We distinguish the traditional managerial culture as being grounded in deep background commitments to CONTROL, ORDER and PREDICTION (COP) and a coaching culture as characterized by new commitments to ACKNOWLEDGE, CREATE and EMPOWER (ACE). (Coaching and the Art of Management, Evered and Selman)
Coach-style leadership may not be easier than the traditional style of management, but it IS more effective. It generates buy-in and engagement from employees. It creates a higher level of productivity. It results in a sense of partnership that allows employee to grow and thrive in their positions. Read Leader As Coach.