To gain perspective. At the top of an organization you have a unique perspective, but it is also limited by your position of power. An executive coach is one of the few people that is able to tell you what you need to know, but cannot or will not see. Your coach can give you objective and constructive feedback on your blind spots, and provide an outside perspective on the business and your team.
If you are not clear on what your partner is trying to say…ask for clarification or repeat what you believe was said. Ask “open-ended” questions that require more than just yes or no answers…
From a curious perspective, they ask themselves what is going on in their body and their emotions when they start to notice the “Key Barrier.” What is that barrier trying to protect you from? Ask it. Why is it Executive Coaching showing up now? What is the worst that could happen? What would happen if it were to take a back seat for today?
Enlarge your network. Make new friends. Never miss an opportunity to present yourself and your profession. But don’t become a marketing menace. Don’t overdo it. Remember that you want people to remember you in a positive way, not as that “terrible pushy person”.
Research by the Gallup Organization produced 12 questions which work to distinguish the strongest departments of a company. This essential measuring stick provides the link between employee opinions and productivity, profit, customer satisfaction and the rate of turnover.
Should be a no-brainer, right? Wrong. Far too many folks figure that they’re experts and have it handled. Don’t let this happen to you. Plan your presentation with a storyboard. This is the quick and easy way to figure out what is important, where to start and how to end.
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