Leadership Coaching

What Are Your Core Values?

If I were to ask you right now what your Five Core Values are, could you rhyme them off or would you need a few minutes to think about what they are, if at all? In my practice I am continuously surprised to learn how few people have taken the…

How Often Do You Ask for Feedback on Yourself?

How would you answer this question “How often/frequently do you ask your direct reports on how your actions affect their performance?” Interesting question, right? Maybe a bit scary as well. Kouzes and Posner in the Leadership Challenge pose this question, “how can you know that you’re doing what you say…

Promises, Promises: Building trust in leadership

Following through on promises and commitments you make as a leader is Kouzes & Posner’s 3rd behaviour in their practice of Modelling the Way from the book “The Leadership Challenge”. In fact, doing what you say you will do is a critical leadership step. Many of us will have known…

Are We On The Same Track?

Building off last week’s Vlog post where I spoke about as leaders, we are being watched by our direct reports on the standards we set, and how we also need to be demonstrating these same standards. What happens if we let some “off the hook” but others must be accountable…

As a leader in the organization, any organization, you are being watched, observed, and almost certainly being mimicked (hopefully in a good way). This week I dig into the 30 behaviours that are associated with Kouzes and Posner’s Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership from their book The Leadership Challenge. The…