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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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4 Demented Ways To Internally Disrupt Your Business (for the sake of staying ahead)

4 Demented Ways To Internally Disrupt Your Business (for the sake of staying ahead)

The Consciousness Quotient Test yourself and your employees for the ‘consciousness quotient’. Find the site, read the literature, see how it works, ll in the questionnaire. Make the results transparent for everybody. Have ideas for raising the stakes for each of you to the next consciousness level – This is Integral Innovation   Biofeedback Buy a biofeedback/neurofeedback apparatus, install it…

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3 Psychospiritual Ways To Disrupt Your Business (for the sake of your material benefits)

3 Psychospiritual Ways To Disrupt Your Business (for the sake of your material benefits)

Level of consciousness Test yourself and your employees for the ‘consciousness quotient’. Find the site, read the literature, see how it works, fill in the questionnaire. Make the results transparent for everybody. Have ideas for raising the stakes for each of you to the next consciousness level. This is integral innovation.   Psychoroom Have a ‘meditation and yoga’ space for…

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5 Characteristics of a Culture That Develops and Executes Breakthrough Ideas

5 Characteristics of a Culture That Develops and Executes Breakthrough Ideas

This is a real proof of my theory of #integraltheory #innovation – specifically the Lower-Left Quadrant (idea pollination). Innovation happens by design. Build it in to your company, and it will show through in your results and relationships with customers. 5 Characteristics of a Culture That Develops and Executes Breakthrough Ideas thumbnail courtesy of entrepreneur.com    

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3 Artsy Disruptive Business Resolutions

3 Artsy Disruptive Business Resolutions

Improv Have a theatrical improvisation teacher employed in the company. His job would be to have daily eight-hour classes on theatrical improvisation with series of employees. This works like magic as a team-building tool, a creativity-sparking tool, relaxation tool, a tool generating engagement in employees. – This is integral innovation, the upper left quadrant. Zazen Have a ‘meditation and yoga’…

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The Power of Feedback: How To Make Feedback Constructive

The Power of Feedback: How To Make Feedback Constructive

Lolly Daskal knows a thing or two about leadership. Here are some excellent ideas about giving feedback.   Criticism is rarely easy for anyone to hear, but the manner in which it’s provided can make a huge difference in how feedback is received and how useful it can be in helping the recipient grow. The way most organizations handle feedback…

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Are you a Starman? (4 things about Elon Musk’s leadership)

Are you a Starman? (4 things about Elon Musk’s leadership)

SpaceX launched Falcon Heavy for the first time on 7th of February 2018. Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster was the payload. Starman is the dummy driver. Now, it orbits our Sun. This is what this grand act of SpaceX and Elon Musk teaches humans about leadership. Live to create or create to live? Elon Musk teaches us not to live with the…

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3 Mind-Related Crazy Ideas To Disrupt Your Employees’ Uncreative Thinking

3 Mind-Related Crazy Ideas To Disrupt Your Employees’ Uncreative Thinking

Psychotherapy Have a full-time psychotherapist employeed by the company and ensure at least one session per month for each employee. Corporate stress is one of the biggest barriers to creativity .  – The Upper Right Quadrant of Integral Innovation. Biofeedback Buy a biofeedback/neurofeedback apparatus, install it in a room and have all employees use it daily. It will train their minds…

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