3 Coaches Nobody Wants (INFOGRAPHIC)

3 Coaches Nobody Wants (INFOGRAPHIC)

Ourthinking Bad coaches kill credibility, trust, and engagement. And that hurts performance. We see these coaching fails every day in top organizations. It’s behavior many managers have learned.Download PDF: 3 Coaches Nobody WantsGreat leaders must be strong...
Why Strengths-Based Coaching Tops Out at 35 MPH

Why Strengths-Based Coaching Tops Out at 35 MPH

Ourthinking Strengths-based leadership development can hurt organizations. A few years ago, a client devoted to strengths-based development discovered that our coaching program centered on tackling weaknesses head on. We were dismissed—despite the outstanding results...
WATCH OUT FOR “RED CARPET” LEADERSHIP

WATCH OUT FOR “RED CARPET” LEADERSHIP

Ourthinking If you’re one of the tens of millions of movie-lovers who watched the Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday, you heard plenty about the nominated films of the year. (And you also witnessed a huge moment in live television when La La Land was mistakenly...
Getting Yes’d to Death? They May Be Faking It

Getting Yes’d to Death? They May Be Faking It

Ourthinking You come away from a tough conversation with a team member, and you’re playing it back in your head. The individual seemed to be on board. You heard a lot of “yesses.” You heard a lot of “I understands.” So you’re feeling pretty good about things…Sorry to...