During the transition from the C-suite to executive coaching, there are a number of common mistakes that can put a new coach’s career on the back foot. Here are five of the biggest mistakes they say executive coaches can make.
An excellent way to lead and inspire others is to ask simple, direct questions. Greater clarity helps people direct their energy in ways that make them more effective, motivated and satisfied.
The way we work has changed — has your organisation? Our world looks much different today. Life has evolved so quickly that most companies have struggled to keep up. With the new year approaching, it’s time to catch up and rethink your talent strategy.
No school or training program can fully prepare a CEO for the day-to-day challenges at altitude. No matter how learned or experienced, a chief executive will have times when they need someone to listen as they work through a problem or opportunity.
CEOs must make dozens of decisions each day. But the path to decision-making is not simply about ensuring everyone on the team agrees. When the focus is on agreeing instead of problem-solving, groupthink can set in.
Many of the most valuable lessons CEOs learn throughout our careers come from common leadership mistakes we have made along the way, the setbacks and hard-won triumphs that have helped us in our ongoing pursuit of becoming better leaders.
Our CEO Confidence Index July 2022 shows Australian SME CEOs are eyeing growth in FY2023 despite the gloomy…
Everyone has moments of self-doubt, questioning if they have 'what it takes' to succeed in a project or career change on the horizon. Despite the natural occurrences of questioning your abilities, this is often labeled as 'imposter syndrome.' This gets tied to a mindset putting the responsibility on the individual to 'fix it.'
The war for talent is raging on, with no end in sight, as available jobs continue to outpace people looking for work. As a result, retention has become the single most important data point informing CEOs’ strategy.
At a company’s earliest stages, a CEO is like a Swiss Army knife: relied upon to do just about everything. As an organisation matures and scales, however, it’s no longer helpful for the CEO to bend and extend into limitless functions.
Many are returning to the office this spring, perhaps for the first time since March 2020, but it is not the same as when we left it. The COVID-19 pandemic spurred rapid behavioural change forcing people to rethink their priorities and purpose.
Professional development has helped many CEOs position themselves on the path to success. However companies thrive when entire teams share goals and work together using a common vernacular to solve problems.
For best-selling author Patrick Lencioni, accountability is one of the most difficult issues to address on a team. In this video he explains the challenge of accountability when a team works remotely and how to build that trust over Zoom calls and emails.
Our CEO Confidence Index March Quarter 2022 reveals that after two years of strategic responses to external factors, CEOs are charting their own paths to business success in 2022.
During the pandemic, CEOs who've quickly taken steps to maintain a strong leadership presence and clear direction have fared far better than those who floundered and paused. Several priorities have emerged as essential to high-performance leadership.
Leadership accountability feels difficult for executives. This feeling is often based on a misconception that accountability is akin to punishment, according to Vistage speaker and Master Chair Greg Bustin.