Why Focus Leadership Development on Strengths?

We’re flushing time, resources and dollars down the toilet when we focus them on improving performance by investing in weaknesses and fixing what’s wrong. Investing those same resources into more fully leveraging strengths and extending what’s right, would yield much higher returns on the investment. I wish everyone making leadership development decisions could hear this observation I recently heard from a client: “I think the whole

Leadership Development: Which is Best? Teaching, Mentoring or Coaching?

In order to answer this question, we first need to understand the distinctions between them and the value of each approach. While many see teaching, mentoring and coaching as somewhat synonymous and interrelated, they are in-fact distinctly different. Firstly, we need to be aware that there is the label and the process. A label is a name that we use such as a teacher, a mentor or a coach. In the sports world, the common label is a coach such as golf...