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The 5 fears of any manager. Plus their coaching cures. (feat. Richard Barrett)

The 5 fears of any manager. Plus their coaching cures. (feat. Richard Barrett)

Why do we all have fears? There are three main needs innate to humans: to survive, to bond, to mean something. See Richard Barrett’s works on human values. Here below you have his main theory in a nutshell. If the first need is to be cherished mainly during our first 2 life years, the next one is more present in…

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Pitch for executive coaching – the 2 misused questions

Pitch for executive coaching – the 2 misused questions

When I pitch my executive coaching services to companies, I usually get asked the following questions: have I coached executives before? have I coached this/ that topic before? Is this you case also? How would you respond if you want the job but do not have the proper experience? In my case, I have an issue with the questions themselves.…

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Why do managers need coaching? (10 true reasons)

Why do managers need coaching? (10 true reasons)

It was proven that business is all about people. Not about the hard stuff, but about the soft stuff: as Tom Peters says, “hard is soft, soft is hard”. Two different companies acting within the same environment may have the same hard infrastructure: proper hierarchy, processes, flows, marketing channels, the most fanatic clients. The difference is always made by the software, the…

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