Author: Grossman Design

5 Tips for Becoming an Executive Coach to your Team

At LWF, we work with a wide range of businesspeople and organizations interested in our executive coaching services. One misperception we sometimes hear is the belief that executive coaching should primarily focus on advancing that executive’s own career.

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Resolutions & Motivations

The latest (Nov./Dec.) issue of Harvard Business Review features an article about motivating people, specifically related to goal setting (“Why You Should Stop Setting Easy Goals”). It focuses on challenges managers face when motivating a team: balancing goals that are high enough to challenge yet low enough to not cause discouragement.

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Three Ways Gratitude Helps You

Around Thanksgiving, it’s natural to reflect on gratitude and its impact in our lives, including our relationships and careers.

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Fostering Curiosity: 6 Tips to Buffer against Burnout

“Curiosity” is in the spotlight in the latest issue of Harvard Business Review (HBR) (September/October 2018), with several articles exploring aspects of this theme related to managing people, psychology, and leadership development. One key component of curiosity is a “growth mindset,” which drives engagement, resilience, and is a powerful buffer against burnout.

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Purpose-Driven Organization

The power of a higher organizational purpose in motivating employees is discussed in the latest issue of Harvard Business Review (HBR) (July/August 2018) in a cover article titled “Creating a Purpose-Driven Organization”, written by Robert E. Quinn and Anjan V. Thakor.

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Improving Coaching Conversations: Part 3 of 3

​In this final installment, we discuss how these conversations can be made even more effective by addressing the coachee’s values/drivers.

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Leadership, Character Discussed at Business Special Interest Group

Next meeting scheduled for August 10. This SIG is sponsored by Leadership Worth Following (LWF), a Dallas-based leadership consulting firm.

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Improving Coaching Conversations: Part 2 of 3

Part 2 will summarize two other scholarly perspectives on successful coaching conversations.

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Improving Coaching Conversations: Part 1 of 3

Providing feedback is an essential part of the job description for a manager, leader, or coach; it can boost both individual and team performance. How can you improve the effectiveness of your coaching, to better create lasting growth?

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