Leadership is a Contact Sport

By: Jim Bruce

Today’s Tuesday Reading is actually a Marshall Goldsmith video “Leadership is a Contact Sport”.  

In this video Goldsmith teaches a very straightforward model for development as a leader or as a team member.  It has eight steps:

1.  Ask.  Create a habit of asking people important questions – how could I have done a better job on my last project?  How could I lead my team better?  How could I have better supported you?  You get the idea.

“Practice, Practice, Practice”

By: Jim Bruce

This week’s Tuesday Reading, “Practice, Practice, Practice” was written by Lucrecia Kim-Boswell as a leadership reflection earlier this year in one of the IT Leaders Programs.  Lucrecia is an IT Capacity Manager at Stanford University.   

How Do You Know You are Coaching?

By: Susan Washburn

Several people have asked me recently - how do you know you are coaching and not just having a conversation or giving someone advice?

So I thought I'd share this list of Coaching Indicators.  Enjoy!


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