The Critical Coaching Response


What to say to a senior executive you are coaching? Recently the writers of CHALLENGING COACHING asked participants of their World Business and Executive Coaching Summit, “What would you say to a senior executive you were coaching who had not undertaken any of the actions agreed at the previous meeting?” This got me thinking of […]

When is Criticism a Good Thing?


When is criticism a good thing? Here’s the scene. You’re starting a new business or project, or you’re planning a change in your workplace. You’ve thought it through and have a well-structured plan. When you take the plan to your boss for approval,  you’re asked if anyone will oppose it. You say you don’t know. […]