What does an executive coach do? Can they swoop in and solve all your problems? Should you seek their help only when you’re struggling at work? If you’re enjoying a successful career, why would you bother with a coach?
When you watch the World Cup, Olympics or SEA Games, it may be tempting to think that the medal winners are simply born talented. The reality, however, is that their high performance is built on countless hours of practice and
What’s better than having a high performer on your team? Having a team of high performers. As most leaders learn sooner or later, there is only so much you can do yourself. For your organisation to thrive and achieve
In today’s corporate world, technologies, capital, people and ideas are in a state of constant evolution. The businesses that thrive in this rapidly changing environment are those that can adapt. The same is true for leaders: maintaining forward momentum for
Leadership and learning are closely intertwined: an important part of leading any team or organisation is guiding it towards better performance, which is often driven by learning and applying new strategies, systems and technologies. However, even if you actively pursue
Suffering the negative consequences of a crisis once is bad enough. Suffering similar consequences in the future because you fail to learn in the aftermath of a crisis is even worse since they were likely preventable. Every crisis has lessons
If you found one of your loved ones in tears, how would you respond? Perhaps by asking what’s wrong or offering a hug and some encouraging words. But what if it was you who was in tears, whether in sadness
Many modern workplaces are demanding environments where results are rewarded but mistakes are condemned. When emotions run high and fingers are being pointed, the pressure can be overwhelming – especially if you feel you are to blame. If you
If you make your bed every morning soon after getting up, you’re starting your day with a small accomplishment and laying the mental groundwork for more good things to come. It’s hard to argue that is anything other than a
Sitting proudly at the head of a new calendar year, January can feel like the doorway to world of fresh opportunity. No surprise then that many people choose this as the time of year to set new goals for themselves.