Today's Tuesday Reading is How to Ask Better Questions. The essay's author is Judity Ross, a contributing writer and columnist for Talking Writing, an online literary magazine.
Several people have asked me recently - how do you know you are coaching and not just having a conversation or giving someone advice?
So I thought I'd share this list of Coaching Indicators. Enjoy!
Today’s Tuesday Reading is “Increase Your Team’s Curiosity” by Roger Schwarz, CEO of Roger Schwartz and Associates. The essay appeared in the Harvard Business School blogs.
This week’s Tuesday Reading “Real Influence,” from the title of Mark Goulston and John Ullmen’s book “Real Influence: Persuade Without Pushing and Gain Without Giving In,” is a continuation of the reading begun last week. Goulston is a business psychiatrist, executive coach and cofounder of Heartfelt Leadership. Ullmen oversees the website MotivationRules.com and teaches at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. This reading is drawn from four HBR blog posts from the two authors.
Today’s reading is a post, “Fors and Againsts,” that recently appeared in the Creative Leadership blog of John Maeda. Maeda, who currently is the President of the Rhode Island School of Design, calls himself a graphic designer, computer scientist, academic, and author. Previously, he was E. Rudge and Nancy Allen Professor of Media Arts and Sciences and Associate Director of Research at MIT’s Media Laboratory.
Today’s Tuesday Reading is a guest reading from the pen of Greg Busby, Director, Planning and Program Management, Office of the CIO, Cornell University. It first appeared as a Reflection to the ITLP 2013 cohort.
Let’s face it – we live in a Push world. Things to do arrive on our desk all the time, pushed there via email, meetings, texts, phone calls. And all of these are SOMEONE ELSE’S PRIORITY.
A few good reminders from The HR Director, "Top Tips for Talent Management"
- Keep a finger on the pulse
- Create meaningful, exciting jobs
- Encourage personal growth
Among the attributes that all leaders need is confidence – not too much so as to be blinded by benign overly confidence and not too little to feel inadequate.