Leadership Coaching

The Little Things That Build Credibility

The Little Things That Build Credibility Building on my recent video blog post about Trust and Credibility (https://johnkwhitehead.ca/getting-to-trust/), in this weeks edition I tell the story of an interaction I observed with one of my clients and one of his direct reports. Sometimes it is just the little things that…

Bringing the Right Attitude:

What does it mean to bring the right attitude to work? What is the impact, positive or negative? In this week’s video blog post I talk about an example that came up in a leadership workshop I was conducting this past week with a colleague.   _____________________________________________________________________________________ John Whitehead, coaches…

What is Your “WHY”

  Simon Sinek’s great video presentation has resonated for me for several years. Most people have watched, if you haven’t I would recommend you take some time to do so at: https://www.ted.com/talks/simon_sinek_how_great_leaders_inspire_action In this week’s video I explore the question that Simon brings forth for me and what it could…

Credibility + Vision = ????

Research has shown that people consistently select four characteristics to describe the leaders they would choose to follow. They are: Honesty. Inspiring. Competent and Forward-Looking (Kouzes & Posner, 2012). These four characteristics that followers expect of leaders add up to what communications experts freer to as source credibility (Berlo, Lemert…

What is Leadership Pt II?

  So I continue with this weeks video blog where I left off last week, with some additional thoughts on what leadership is. I focus on how increasing your self-awareness as a key step to recognizing your own leadership style, understanding your values and building a vision… then go from…