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Being A Coach: What's In It For You?
Why would someone want to become a coach? So often, when we think of the benefits of coaching, we tend to think in terms of what benefits the client receives. In truth, coaching is often a win-win situation for coaches and clients alike. Coaching can provide you with a unique opportunity...
Business Coaching: A Blueprint for Success
So often, the focus on the advantages of coaching centers on individual benefits - meeting a goal, overcoming an obstacle, discovering new opportunities. When coaching is part of a corporate strategy, these same benefits come together to enrich the organization as a whole. In a business environment, coaching is a powerful...
Coaching: What's In It For Clients?
One of the most common questions I hear from people who are thinking about working with a coach is "How will this benefit me?" To answer this, I want to cover two important topics: Why people choose to work with a coach How your coaching skills benefit others Why people choose...
Executive coaching: In-house or external?
Executive coaching can make the difference between filling a leadership chair and being a leader. Between simply building a great resume and experiencing the true energy, meaning and inspiration of leadership in all areas of life. Executive coaching is transformative process that, if pursued with full engagement, has the...
Mentor Leadership Part 6: R is for Relate
If you have been following along in previous articles, I have been using MENTOR as an acronym and applying each letter to an element important to the success of the mentor/protégée relationship. This month I want to share the letter R and if you want to look back at the...
So You Have A Coach?
So you got a coach. Congratulations! Coaching can offer tremendous benefits in your work, relationships and development. It can open your eyes to improvement opportunities and help you pour more of your strengths into everything you do. At any level of business hierarchy, a coach tends to be that one...
Mentor Leadership Part 5: O for Opportunity
If you have been following along in previous articles, I have been using MENTOR as an acronym and applying each letter to an element important to the success of the mentor/protégée relationship. This month I want to share the letter O and if you want to look back at the...
Mentor Leadership Part 4: T is for Talent
When thinking of a better word for Teacher as the T in MENTOR, I thought that the word Talent may work better. Mentoring is also about helping to bring out the talent in people...isn't that what all of us have - Talent? Sure, teaching is always welcome and should...
Mentor Leadership Part 3
Choosing an N word within the word Mentor was a bit hard at first. For those of you who have not read past articles, I've been writing about being a Mentor Leader. Mentor leadership is just another style of leadership to consider and is a great skill to learn...
Mentor Leadership Part 2
Recently, I joined a group of terrific executive leaders and we are attending a series of workshops that promote forums for great leadership while discussing the latest leadership theories, ideas, and challenges. There's a combination of leadership personality styles and great discussions over case studies and new forums are...

The Leadership Maker

By Ralph Twombly

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  • Update to our Workshop Series

    Update to our Workshop Series

    Ralph, Craig, Mary and I are very excited to announce that we are changing our series from 5- to 8- day workshops to 10-day workshops within a year’s time and we plan to start in August of this year.

  • Increasing Meeting Participation

    Increasing Meeting Participation

    If you feel like your meetings are not productive enough because people won't or can participate, the people in your meetings are unprepared or after meeting conversation are bigger then the meeting itself, the problem might lie in your preparation.

  • Communications


    Let’s be clear here about communication methods for leaders. Face-to-face communication is best. Not just best, it is best by a mile. A phone conversation is next best, but it is no substitute for face-to-face connection.

  • Time for a Paradigm Shift

    Time for a Paradigm Shift

    Perhaps it is time for a paradigm shift, a shift in how people think and learn about what is out there for career opportunities.

  • Delegation


    The final test of leadership is to leave behind men and women with the conviction, commitment and competency to carry on in your absence.

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