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COURAGEOUS, CARING LEADERSHIP
As a courageous and caring leader you face choices, alternatives and options every day. In
every situation you can choose how to respond, what to do or not do. Leadership is about
choosing a way of winning and playing the game with words or deeds and then working with
your team to score your goals.
In my experience, I have found that there are three topics to explore in the development of
a courageous and caring leader:
You will learn how your personal values influence your team leadership and your chances of
You will learn how to help your team get through the tough, unexpected times often
associated with crisis management and organizational change and play the work game better.
You will learn how to create a winning environment in your workplace that encourages
innovation and superb performance by your team members. Your use of Emotional Intelligence
will be the most important determinant of staff retention and motivation.
|Coaches are everywhere these days. Companies hire them to shore up executives or,
in some cases, to ship them out. Division heads hire them as change agents. Workers
at all levels of the corporate ladder, fed up with a lack of advice from inside the
company, are taking matters into their own hands and enlisting coaches for guidance
on how to improve their performance, boost their profits, and make better decisions
about everything from personnel to strategy.
- Betsy Morris, So You're a Player. Do You Need a Coach? Fortune
The goal of coaching is the goal of good management - to make the most of an
organization's valuable resources.
- J. Waldroop & T. Butler, The Executive as Coach, Harvard Business Review