Posts Tagged ‘leadership skills’

Why External Coaching is used in Leadership Development

May 03, 2015  |   Executive Coaching Blog,Featured   |     |   0 Comment

Here we explore when external executive coaching is used as part of an organisation’s leadership development activity. We look at some of the different types of leadership development offered and the reasons why an external coach is preferred to an internal coach by participants. Continue reading “Why External Coaching is used in Leadership Development” »

Executive Coaching or Training – Which is best for leadership development?

December 09, 2011  |   Executive Coaching Blog   |     |   0 Comment

You might expect an Executive Coaching Company to say that executive coaching is best for skills development. But it is true to say there may not be one easy answer to this question. It also depends on what is meant by the word ‘best’. Is that in relation to giving knowledge, cost or enhanced performance? The answer to the question may well also vary based on the type of skill that is being given e.g. leadership versus changing a tyre. In this article the focus is on those skills that require a behavioural change. So these include such things as leadership, negotiation, presentation and delegation. Continue reading “Executive Coaching or Training – Which is best for leadership development?” »

Leadership – It’s about Skills not Personality!

July 23, 2011  |   Coaching Latest News   |     |   0 Comment

I am a firm believer that great leaders do not come out of any particular personality mould. In executive coaching I have worked with, outstanding leaders all of whom had different personalities. Contrary to what some believe about leadership they were not all lively extroverts who had magnetic and charismatic personalities. Continue reading “Leadership – It’s about Skills not Personality!” »

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