Resonant Leadership

I was preparing a personal coaching session and I was revisiting some coaching material I have from my trainings, when I found this little gem about Resonant Leadership from a training course I took in 2014 on Resonant Leadership and the Neuroscience Behind It and I thought it would be nice to share it. This is an … Continue reading Resonant Leadership

Solution Focus Coaching – A Positive Approach to Change

­­­­Introduction Last September I was having breakfast while scrolling through my twitter I came across a tweet from a well-known consultant that caught my attention. "So you want to fix your current situation, but you don't want to understand what you did to reach this point... :-\" I answered, “No, you don’t need to understand … Continue reading Solution Focus Coaching – A Positive Approach to Change

Forming, Storming, Norming … Bullshitting

At risk of being burnt alive for heresy by the Coaching Inquisition, I have to publish this post. I said to myself "if see a reference to Forming-Storming-Norming-Performing again I will blow up". So, here it is. Enjoy! Perhaps, one of the most widespread model of group development is Tuckman's model. It's being used as … Continue reading Forming, Storming, Norming … Bullshitting

Breaking free from bias

­­­­ Introduction Cognitive Biases are unconscious processes that influence how we perceive the world and how we take decisions. These mechanisms are a result of evolution Biases are automatisms of our brain that make our live easier, but they have also a dark side. Specially, in organizations biases are a significant issue, but there is little … Continue reading Breaking free from bias

Compelling Team Purpose

If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will get you there. – Lewis Carroll Many people live their lives without a clear direction, carried away by circumstances. You may ask people questions like: “where do you want to be in 5 years time?”, “what is your passion?”, “at your funeral what would you like … Continue reading Compelling Team Purpose

Team´s Organizational Context

Leaders cannot make a team be great, but they can put conditions in place to increase likelihood (although not guarantee) that a team will be effective. Richard Hackman, argues that "the job of those who create, lead or coach teams it is not to exhort members to work together well, not to personally manage members' collaborative work … Continue reading Team´s Organizational Context

Organizational Culture

Another important aspect of Organizational Context is culture. That evil entity that is causing all sort of problems in organizations nowadays 🙂 Organizational culture can be defined as "the way we do things around here", but this definition is too simple to convey the complexity of the subject. Let's see what the subject matter experts say about … Continue reading Organizational Culture