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Welcome to the first post in our newest series: Executive Coaching . The Inside View with Barry Pogorel Every executive wonders whether they can achieve what they are expected to accomplish.
The more clearly a leader can see objective reality, the more effective that leader will be in dealing with it. To separate out “the facts” from interpretations, opinions, prejudices, assumptions, points of view, “what everybody knows” is essential.
The brutal fact is that about 70% of all change initiatives fail.” What does it take to rise above that territory?
Leaders must often make impossibilities happen. How do you do that? Take a moment and answer the following 2 questions.
Leaders need to be vividly present to what is happening around them, and most importantly hear exactly what others are communicating. That includes hearing what others are not saying that they are saying.
I was consulting a division of a company in the hospitality industry. Before I began working with the senior executives, a major event occurred and was represented in the news. The Warning Signs and External Signals of trouble in the Court of Public Opinion were everywhere…
I was asked to work with an executive team to help them cause a breakthrough in their company performance. But the “Court of Public Opinion” was in full session inside the team itself.
Are some people “evil”? I suggest not. I propose that the source of this has to do with something we all grapple with: personal Character, and these lapses are disintegrations of Character. So what is Character?