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Coach, Mentor or Sponsor?

As an executive leadership coach, I come across clients and coaches alike who have difficulty understanding the distinctions between being a coach, mentor or sponsor. It’s not surprising since these titles have evolved over time independent of each other and in a somewhat inconsistent manner. Following is my (ever evolving) description of the three roles. I hope […]

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Seven Tips to Help You Take Action on Feedback

The American Leadership Forum once asked some of the world’s most prominent leadership experts if there was one thing that characterized the main weakness that American leaders possess.  Their reply? Lack of self-awareness. That’s right, according to these leadership experts, most leaders don’t understand themselves sufficiently. Consequently these leaders can’t even begin to understand the effect they […]

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