Through the Ceiling and Over the Cliff? Catch-22 for Women Executives

A new program for women executives combines business acumen with leadership development and career reflection. It’s an approach designed to strengthen the key skills...

Coaching: What is it and does it work?

By Adrian Furnham Business coaching is big business. Two years ago, the International Coaching Federation had 53,000 members and estimated that there were 100,000 life...
synergy or conflict

Synergy or Conflict? Lessons for managers on how to successfully adopt AI to augment...

By Jakob Stollberger and David De Cremer Artificial intelligence undeniably offers the potential to improve decision-making, at least in certain contexts. In this article, AI experts Jakob Stollberger...
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The Evolving Role of Employee Training in Enterprise Talent Management

The business environment today is challenging, to say the least. Executives have numerous balls in the air and are concentrating hard to make sure...

Leadership Development and The High Performing Team: The Wharton Leadership Program

By Jeff Klein One thing that I’ve never needed to convince an incoming Wharton MBA student is that they should become a leader. By now, our...
Gina Lodge

The Coach Route to Transformation: Helping Individuals and Organisations to Arrive at their Full...

Interview with Ms Gina Lodge CEO of The Academy of Executive Coaching (AoEC) Businesses across all industries have discovered that executive coaching is one of...

Leading as a Coach: Advancing Career, Transforming Life

An Exclusive Interview with Magdalena Nowicka Mook, Executive Director and CEO, ICF A professional coaching program has proven to be a powerful catalyst for helping...

Meeting Expectations

By John Sutherland Most senior teams only have one or two ways of working together and never learn to vary their approach, based on the...

The Happiness Conundrum

By Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries Based on a case example of a deeply unhappy person, this article examines the elusive topic of happiness,...
compassion

Interview with Dr Bruno Cignacco on the topic “Compassion and Business”

In your new book “The Art of Compassionate Business” you talk a lot about compassion in business, why is compassion so important for business...
Diagnosing chronic stress and risk factors in elite athletes

Breakthrough or Breakdown? Diagnosing chronic stress and risk factors in elite athletes in view...

By Simon L. Dolan and Sara Martinez Espejo Why are elite athletes more susceptible to stress? Can sports athletes be prepared to better cope...
Heartbleed

Bury My Heart at Conference Room B

By Stan Slap Emotional commitment means unchecked, unvarnished devotion to the company and its success; any legendary organizational performance is the result of emotionally committed...

Coaching for the Future

Using the example of the Indian company J.K. Organisation, this article shows how the adoption of a coaching culture has transformed the organization, setting...

Unlocking Leaders’ Potential

CareSource, one of the largest public sector managed care companies in the United States partners with ICF (International Coaching Federation) to deliver Leadership Transition...

Laying the Foundation

By Damian Goldvarg While organisations may be becoming increasingly aware of the benefits of a strong coaching culture, translating this into practice is a very...
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Closing the Gender Gap

A growing body of research and anecdotal evidence shows a positive correlation between gender-balanced corporate leadership and organisational performance. Despite this, a significant gap...

Leading Teams: Tools and Techniques for Successful Team Leadership from the Sports World

By Paolo Guenzi & Dino Ruta Sport can use some managerial know-how, and managers have a lot to learn from the world of sport. Below,...
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Who Should Your Ideal Business Coach or Mentor Be?

If you’ve decided to start your own business, but don’t have any previous experience to use as guidance, then a professional business coach could...

Coaching: The Key to Your Success

Individuals and teams are turning to professional coaching for support in maximising their personal and professional potential. ICF Credential represents the gold standard in...

Needs-Based Coaching: Employee Motivation in a New Light

By Craig Perrin Behind every unmotivated employee is a leadership problem to be solved. Yet many leaders see motivation as a game of rewards and...
AIM for Fairness

AIM for Fairness

By Chris Nichols, Philippa Hardman and Michael Chaskalson Earlier articles in this series have introduced Team Mindfulness using the AIM model and explored how the...

How To Stay Motivated While Working Remotely

By Martha Payne Working remotely has its own benefits, from not rushing in the morning to beat the traffic to have flexible hours and the...

Looking at the Universe as a Systemic Whole: Women in Global Leadership

Interview with Magdalena Mook  CEO, International Coach Federation The International Coach Federation (ICF) is a rapidly growing organisation, encompassing 26,000 professional coaches globally. The European Business...

The Mindful Leader – Staying Resilient, Collaborating and Thriving in Complexity

By Michael Chaskalson and Megan Reitz Political and economic instability, climate change, globalisation, disruption, an unprecedented pace of change and overwhelming channels of communication –...

Closing the Leadership Gap

By John Sutherland Traditional leadership development programmes operate with a one-size-fits-all mentality. Below, John Sutherland argues that the key to developing the right kind of...
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How Can You Start a Career Coaching Programme this International Coach Day?

Experts at CoachHub outline the five simple steps of the career coaching journey ahead of International Coach Day on 6th May 2022.  Career coaching has become an indispensable...

Claiming Your Value: A Key Skill for Women in Transition

By Sally Helgesen “What’s your worth?” might be one of the more difficult questions that women, particularly in the corporate world, need to face. In...
Emotional Intelligence as a Game Changer in Global Business

Emotional Intelligence as a Game Changer in Global Business

By Dr Anna Maria Rostomyan, PhD Mentor, Swiss School of Business Research Emotional Intelligence (EQ) can be considered to be one of the cornerstones...
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Is It Possible To Grow Your Company With Fewer Clients?

You’ve heard the old adage “less is more,” but just how true is this notion when we apply it to a business setting? For...
The Use of Dopamine to Enhance Resilience in a Post COVID-19 Era

The Use of Dopamine to Enhance Resilience in a Post COVID-19 Era: Lessons From...

By Simon L. Dolan and Kyle M. Brykman Introduction Resilience is an emerging concept in business and psychology.  Its origins are in the school of thought...
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How Can You Benefit From Business Coaching Sessions?

Are you an entrepreneur or just a person in the business world who wants to achieve big things and has goals? It probably means...

Webinar by Global Future of Work Foundation: Tools for the 21st century change makers...

Get to know all the tools and APPs that have been developed to help coaches, consultants and managers to become more effective in Tomorrowland. Join...
holy-grail

The Odds of Successful Entrepreneurship: How to Overcome the Holy Grail Syndrome

By Tijs Besieux In this article, Tijs Besieux discusses the four steps to overcoming the Holy Grail Syndrome, which could hinder an entrepreneur’s road...

Winning the War for the Best Female Talent

By Christie Hunter Arscott, Lauren Noël & Douglas Ready The International Consortium for Executive Development Research (ICEDR) identifies five key themes that emerging women leaders...
TOYOMA

Leading with Care and Authenticity: Going Back to Basics with Toyama&Co.

Interview with Claudio Toyama, CEO of Toyama&Co. In today’s time of unprecedented change, leaders who can create positive influence that reaches every level of an...
CoachHub

Uncovering the Path to our Dreams: CoachHub’s Coaching Program Points the Way

Interview with CoachHub Senior Behavioural Scientist Windy Tshepiso Maledu In a virtual work environment, the challenge is to enable everyone to feel seen and heard. Here,...
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How Women Leaders Build The Career They Thrive In

By Christie Hunter Arscott and Lauren Noël Early career women understand that building a career and life they thrive in is no small feat. Instead,...
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Using Technology To Turn The Dial On Inclusion: The Mental Health Opportunity

By Barbara Harvey The stigma long associated with mental health challenges is fading. Companies should turn that to their advantage. Technology can help.  Companies increasingly understand...
coaching

Myths and Truths About Coaching

By Professor M.S. Rao, Ph.D Introduction “Getting rid of a delusion makes us wiser than getting hold of a truth.” ―Karl Ludwig Borne During my leadership training...

Transforming Employee Performance One Coaching Conversation at a Time

By Brian Souza Why is it that so many good people are such bad managers? It’s an interesting question, isn’t it? Often when I give...

Developing Leaders with Practical Mastery

By John Sutherland You may know about leadership but can you lead? One you learn from a book or a course, the other through repeated...
Gina Lodge

Soft Skills: Key To Leadership In A Changed World

Interview with Gina Lodge, CEO of The Academy of Executive Coaching (AoEC) Nobody knows for certain what the post-COVID business world will look like...

Releasing the Potential of All

By Mark Anderson How will you cultivate great leadership to drive superior performance? In this article, the author elaborates on the importance of unleashing the...

Managing Your Manager

By Bill Smullen Most everyone still working today either has a boss or is a boss. Either way, you should want the boss to be...

Magdalena Mook, Executive Director & CEO, International Coach Federation

We all take risks in life and that’s why working with professional coaches is important; it should not be a matter of good fortune. Magdalena...

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