As a Coach, I listen to clients describe the problem or issue they are trying to tackle. For ‘A’ the pandemic provided a big bang opportunity for her business, yet productivity is slipping because attrition rates are high. As CEO of the company, ‘D’ is struggling to address resistance and fear amongst her colleagues to …
For very long, leadership has been defined in a certain way. A charismatic yet distant presence that wields authority and power. However, in today’s world, leaders like Jacinda Ardern for example, point to the fact that a new model of leadership is emerging. One that is based on a very different set of principles.
Purpose can play a powerful performance-enhancing role for individuals, and for organisations. This is supported by neuroscience, and by research on company performance. Yet, there is distance to go.
The pandemic has had a huge impact on levels of stress and burnout across the globe. How can leaders think differently about retaining employees, and creating an engaged workforce?
Have you been going along in your career, assuming the set path is the only option? Adam Grant’s ‘Think Again’ encourages you to challenge that assumption. Read on for some key take-aways
In the previous post, I wrote about Jim Dethmer’s work on Conscious Leadership. The first step – involved getting yourself located around the issue that you are facing. How are you ‘being’ with it in your life – are you responding to it from Above the Line or Below the Line. In case you want to …
In this article, I reflect on thoughts that were sparked by Cal Newport’s ‘Deep Work’ – about the importance of really knowing what we want from life, the magic of presence and connection, and the value of a deep life.
Most change, especially if it is sudden and discontinuous, is painful. A prolonged change journey can lead to attrition, reduced engagement, and loss of trust. In fact, the other side of change is not as celebratory as most leaders dream of it being while in battle with the unknowns. In this article rameet arora discusses the unpoken reality of change fatigue.
Does the choice or articulation of the agenda have a bearing on what could be achieved in a coaching session? Is it important to think through an agenda before your session? How can you chisel the agenda to help the session be more productive? I have been asked this question often and it is a pertinent question because the agenda is the point of leverage in a coaching session. Based on his experience across clients, Rameet arora offers a view on what a useful agenda might look like.
Frequently asked questions about coaching, answered and updated by The Core Questin team on this post.
What am I actively doing today keeping my Future CV in mind In my early 20s as young graduate student pursuing a PhD I used to chase my mentor and dissertation advisor for a ‘no agenda meeting’ once every six months. While I called them a ‘no-agenda’ meeting a consistent inquiry that hovered in my …
At times, just as we are at the cusp of breakthrough – in breaking out of the shell we have cast ourselves into – the inner critic surfaces and confuses us.
An excerpt from a recent conversation – on what it takes to filter out the noise of the inner critic.