3 Pressures 21st Century Leaders Face

Source: international-coaching-news.net By Catherine Joyce (United Kingdom) Fifteen years into the new century, we live and work in a faster changing business environment than ever before. The business leadership landscape is changing constantly and not only is it moving fast, but it is complex, uncertain and ambiguous for many leaders today. Communications are faster than ever before; technology is sprouting …

Positive Coaching ‘Positive intelligence’ is viewed as a crucial asset on the road to coaching success

Source: international-coaching-news.net By André Ribeiro (United Kingdom) Positive intelligence is a new term in the world of executive coaching as is positive psychology. But, as happened with emotional intelligence some 30 years ago, “positive psychology” is already revolutionising the way we look at coaching and performance. One of the gurus of positive intelligence is Shirzad Chamine. Mr Chamine argues that …

The Willingness to Follow Builds the Ability to Lead

Source: international-coaching-news.net By Rosana Nedelciu – iCN Journalist (Romania) In a time when more and more people feel the need to leave their mark on the world by becoming leaders, it takes a special kind of courage to show that you actually believe in someone other than yourself. Simply because that would put you on “the second place of the …

The Changing Demands of Leadership in the 21st century. Is Coaching Keeping up?

Source: international-coaching-news.net By Malcolm Nicholson – iCN Journalist (United Kingdom) Speaking to leaders I’ve been hearing how different everything feels to even a decade ago. How does a C21st business leader navigate their business through such waters? Overall, my sense is that leaders are having to deal with the paradox of setting a direction whilst reacting to events and making …

Nature of future Leadership

By Krisztina Csurgo – iCN Journalist (Hungary/Egypt) Great and memorable leaders in the history made such a huge impact on people’s lives that they are still with us and being unforgettable while in a lot of cases the modern corporate world hardly can define what an outstanding leader would mean for their own success. Certainly our reality creates so many …

The Changing Demands of Leadership in the 21st century. Is Coaching Keeping up?

By Malcolm Nicholson – iCN Journalist (United Kingdom) Speaking to leaders I’ve been hearing how different everything feels to even a decade ago. How does a C21st business leader navigate their business through such waters? Overall, my sense is that leaders are having to deal with the paradox of setting a direction whilst reacting to events and making up a …

Why Executive Coaching is Imperative Today

Source:  international-coaching-news.net By Leeann C. Naidoo – iCN Division Head (South Africa) It is no surprise – with the ever-changing work context and the socioeconomic impacts on organisations – that executives need to prioritise their time effectively. Leisurely meetings have become obsolete and are replaced with short, punchy, results-oriented decisions, matching the fast-paced environments that dominate business nowadays. To the …

Managerial Effectiveness ‘HALT!’ the need for stress, by ‘coaching-in-the-moment’

Source: international-coaching-news.net By Martin Goodyer (United Kingdom) Stress all starts with a belief that ‘things are as they are, and that’s that!’ Often managers believe that stress is useful, and that it needs to be embraced because it helps the job get done quicker, better, or more efficiently. On the other hand, they may also accept that stress can be bad …

It’s Time to Rethink Leadership Development: Building Momentum for Leadership Culture

Source: international-coaching-news.net By Dr. Gerhard van Rensburg (South Africa) Abstract For all who are interested in the development of the organisation’s leadership and leadership development are of fundamental importance. Fresh thinking about what effective leadership  in modern  times mean  and how such leaders can be developed is much needed  as the organisational world evolve further in the 21st century. Perceptions and …

Into “the realm of emotions”: Executive Coaching in Emotional Intelligence – Developing of Leadership Behaviours

Source: international-coaching-news.net By Yasen Dimitrov (Bulgaria) INTRODUCTION The growing popularity of Coaching can be explained in different ways. Some clients find that it helps them to overcome and” tackle” their fears. Others share that through coaching they unlock some parts of their potential, or find a way to experience happiness of living- building up relationships. For many Coaching paradigms such as …