Why Leadership Development Programs Fail and What You Should Do About It

Leadership development is expensive and most programs fail to achieve their desired behavioral change. Here are our data driven learnings and how we changed our approach to create more value for [...]

Stakeholder Centered Coaching: Start Coaching for Better Results

Do you want to increase your impact as a coach? Here are the principles behind Marshall Goldsmith’s Stakeholder Centered Coaching methodology that will show you how.   I had the privilege to [...]

Optimize Your 1-1 Coaching Engagements – Here’s How

Here’s how we optimized our coaching engagements to communicate better, action plan better and measure better. You can do the same. I was recently talking to a coach at a major global coaching [...]

How We Created $6 Million in Client Value

Here’s how we created over six million dollars in client value during (just one) 7-month leadership development program. And Coachmetrix helped us get there. As I mentioned in our last post, [...]

Coaching Tools to Engage a Participant’s Manager and Create Sustainable Change

A coachee’s manager can either derail or accelerate behavior change. How are you involving them in the development process? The content of your program is important. The great coaching you do is [...]

4 Coaching Tools to Measure Your Impact in the Workplace

Coaching over the phone or in person is effective. Watching your coachee in action is even better. Here are four proven tools to elevate your coaching impact by observing your coachees in the [...]

Effective Executing Coaching: Watch Your Players Play

Trying to coach a leader without watching them lead is like coaching an actor without watching them act. Can you imagine trying to coach Tiger Woods on his golf swing without watching him swing? [...]

The Secret to Selecting Awesome Coaching Participants

Selecting participants for a leadership development program sounds easy. It isn’t. And if done incorrectly, you’ll start your program with exactly the wrong tone. We did. Once… Being selected for [...]

How to Calculate ROI in Your Leadership Development Program

ROI can and must be measured in leadership development and coaching engagements. But, it’s reliant on other building blocks. Here’s what we’ve learned about measuring ROI. ROI (return on [...]

Pitfalls to Avoid in Effective Leadership Development

How to Avoid the Two Most Critical Participant Pitfalls in Leadership Development   We learned the hard way (through some costly mistakes) about what makes participants successful in our [...]

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