In a meeting with about 10 minutes left, the other person says: I’ve decided to quit. I was really upset about something that happened last week. I’m leaving my partner. This will be our last meeting. My boss did something… Read More
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How does one go about building an adaptive firm? Increase the Visibility of Opportunity This can be accomplished through careful job design. Work should have defined objectives for which people will be responsible. Each organizational level should be kept… Read More
Many professionals use the terms “Coach” and “Consultant” interchangeably, I don’t. So I always pause before I answer when someone asks me if I’m a Coach. People aren’t all that interested in what I think the difference is; they just want to know if I can help them. Definitions of Coaching and Consulting aren’t really set in stone. In fact, in the corporate environment thy often overlap. The difference however is significant and important to understand. Once I learn more about what a potential client is seeking, we can then determine if it makes sense to move forward and work together.
I’m delighted that these folks want to engage my services. They want to achieve their goals. They just don’t want to simply engagement my services …. they want our work together to be fast, pain free, easy, inexpensive and brilliant.
With the pressures and constraints the boss is working with in our ‘get done more with less’ workplace, workers need to work together with their boss, not simply for their boss.