Hello everyone, the next RealTime Coaching public workshop is scheduled for Boise, Idaho November 12-13, 2019. This is your opportunity to experience a simple, practical, and valuable coaching program for you and your organization.
When your house is on fire it is too late for fire prevention. It is time to fight the fire. If you find you are continually fighting fires, going from one emergency to another without working on prevention, you will not improve your environment. There may not be time to coach before dealing with a […]
The term Rules of Engagement (ROE) refers to a list of military do’s and don’ts for a given situation. It typically spells out how much force is acceptable and lists what cannot be done in a given situation. We have borrowed the term to mean a list of do’s and don’ts for the relationship between […]
There are a number of ways to help people focus on what they want. One approach is for the coach to ask questions about what the person needs to continue, start, and/or stop doing. For example, the coach might say something like, “I’d like you to think about your job and identify the activities that […]
A fact is something that exists in reality. My daughter is 13 years old as I write this. It’s a fact. As assumption is anything thought to be true. As assumption may or may not be a fact. An assumption is created in the mind of the person making the assumption, but may or may […]
Hello everyone, We only have five spots left for our next RealTime Coaching workshop April 9-10 in Lexington, Kentucky. You will learn something and have fun. Come join us. Details are below.
The majority of the leaders we work with have an issue with taking on too many problems that should belong to someone else. Before the leaders are willing to work on this issue, they first must have awareness of what the problem is. In this blog, I compare two different metaphors to help leaders understand […]
I recently received an article from Manager Academy called Conversations That Matter. What drew me to the article was the parallel to RTC and the 50+ questions this article contains that line-up exactly with WDIP. Here are four examples from the four different manager’s conversations: #1. “Goal Alignment” – “How can we make sure your […]
Don’t Just Use WDIP To Coach Problems In my role as an executive coach, it’s easy to feel a difference when coaching problems vs. coaching opportunities. Coaching problems usually involves less transparency, navigating more organizational politics, and requires more energy. Coaching opportunities provides positive energy with so many ideas and potential the conversations tend to […]
“So tell me what you want, what you really, really want”. Come on, what other coaching or leadership article are you going to read today that quote the great Posh, Ginger, Sporty, Scary, and Baby Spice? That line from the Spice Girls hit Wannabe (1996) is relevant to becoming a better coach and leader (never […]