Sounding Board is excited to welcome Barry Peterson as Director of Engineering. Barry brings over 18 years of hands-on engineering expertise and thought leadership to the team.
What the COVID-19 pandemic has done is expedite this revelation, exposing the default mental habits of many and, in some cases, accelerating the leadership that might have taken months or years otherwise.
My first coach was hired for me before I knew anything about coaching. Because I was constantly upsetting the status quo, my bosses couldn’t figure out what to do with me. I seemed to break all the rules put in front of me, and when my mentors at the time tried to provide me with a one-size-fits-all solution to my problems, I could never get excited about executing on their suggestions.
In honor of International Coaching Day (part of International Coaching Week May 4-10) Sounding Board salutes the integral role that coaches play in the future of work. We thank the burgeoning industry of frontline individuals for their passionate belief in coaching’s power to positively impact leadership for individuals, organizations, communities and the world.
How are people feeling this morning? The best way to describe my emotional state and what I’ve observed of others has been what I’ve now coined “the cry-laugh”. For so many of us, we’ve been experiencing a roller coaster of challenges AND connections and the emotional ups and downs that come with it.
The cycle of a pandemic – for most of us something we have never experienced – will have devastating effects on our country and our communities for years to come. Leaders have the opportunity to find the silver lining of it all. And what really matters most.
Jamie Dimon is considered one of the best CEO’s of our time. My guess is that he is walking this talk. 20 years ago when the coaching industry was just emerging, I was already teaching Coaching Skills for Managers at his company.
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