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How to Spot Bad Questions (and Improve Them) coaching psychology Sep 29, 2020

What do the following questions have in common?

  • Is this person experienced enough for the role?
  • Do we have the right strategy?
  • Am I a good leader?

Well, a few things. They are...

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How to Measure Your Professional Development coaching leadership psychology Jun 24, 2020

How do you measure your ability to delegate? Or to set clear expectations and build stronger relationships with your team?

Ambitious and thoughtful leaders often know which...

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How to Coach Your Team When They Don’t Know The Answer coaching culture management Jun 16, 2020

As a manager, your team may often come to you with problems. If you take this as your cue to offer opinions or make suggestions, you run the risk of setting a dysfunctional...

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The Ultimate Guide to Developing People coaching culture management psychology May 20, 2020

Every leader wants to get the best performance from their team. In startups, the importance of learning on the job and continuous employee development can’t be...

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How to Get Your Team to Speak Up coaching culture founders psychology Apr 15, 2020

Simple advice to get the most out of assertive and non-assertive team members.

Many founders score highly on assertiveness. It’s one of the things that make entrepreneurs...

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How to Develop Talent in Your Growth Startup coaching culture management Nov 05, 2019

The opportunity for startups to grow their own leaders has never been greater.

When your company is scaling, it’s critical to develop your leaders. More staff means...

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How to Ask Your Team The Right Questions coaching communications management Sep 24, 2019

At University, I studied Mathematical Sciences. Each week, we were given tough maths problems to solve as quickly and elegantly as possible. When somebody didn’t know the...

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Why You Have to Let Your Team Sweat it Out coaching feedback management Jun 18, 2019

It’s hard enough to accept our own failures and shortcomings in the crazy world of entrepreneurship. But dealing with the failures of our teammates can be even more...

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How to Drive a Culture of Ownership coaching feedback management Apr 09, 2019

As a CEO coach I’ve heard statements like these many times:

“My VP just isn’t pulling his/her weight”
“I don’t trust him/her to do the...
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How to 10X the Feedback in Your Company coaching culture feedback management Apr 06, 2019

Teams that are good at giving each other feedback are faster, more innovative, and often happier at work. Here’s why it’s not enough to just ask for honest...

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