As a leader, it’s easy to get caught up in the day-to-day tasks and responsibilities of managing others. However, it’s important to remember that your own personal and professional development is just as crucial to the success of your team and organization. One way to prioritize your growth as a leader is to invest in coaching opportunities.
Have you ever had a meltdown when things didn’t go your way, refused to listen to ideas you didn’t want to hear, made something simple more complicated than it needs to be, or thought being the smartest person in the room was your biggest asset? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, these are just a few of the reasons you should consider spending time with a coach.
Here are the top four reasons leaders should spend more time with a coach:
Guide you through difficult situations: A coach can help you navigate challenging situations and relationships by providing guidance and support, as well as helping you develop strategies to handle difficult situations effectively. This can include coaching on communication skills, conflict resolution, and problem-solving, among other areas.
Discover your blindspots: Working with a coach can help you uncover any blind spots that may be holding you back as a leader. These could include areas where you may have a lack of awareness or understanding, or areas where you may be unknowingly making mistakes. A coach can help you identify these areas and work with you to develop strategies to address them and leverage them for growth.
Develop your Emotional intelligence: Emotional intelligence, or EQ, is a key component of effective leadership. A coach can help you work on regulating your emotions, managing your reactions to difficult situations, and improving your communication skills, all of which can help you become a more effective leader.
Generate opportunities for growth: A coach can help you see opportunities for growth and development that you may not have been aware of before. This may include identifying areas where you can improve, helping you develop new skills, or providing guidance on how to move forward in your career. By working with a coach, you can tap into new areas of growth and success that you may have been missing out on before.
Investing in coaching can help you improve your leadership skills, navigate difficult situations, uncover blind spots, develop your emotional intelligence, and seize new opportunities for growth. Don’t let ego get in the way of your success – consider hiring a coach to help you become the best leader you can be.
Lead From Within: Coaching is a powerful process that enables individuals and leaders to reach their full potential to excel.
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The Leadership Gap
What Gets Between You and Your Greatness
After decades of coaching powerful executives around the world, Lolly Daskal has observed that leaders rise to their positions relying on a specific set of values and traits. But in time, every executive reaches a point when their performance suffers and failure persists. Very few understand why or how to prevent it.
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Lolly Daskal is one of the most sought-after executive leadership coaches in the world.
Her extensive cross-cultural expertise spans 14 countries, six languages and hundreds
of companies. As founder and CEO of Lead From Within, her proprietary leadership
program is engineered to be a catalyst for leaders who want to enhance performance
and make a meaningful difference in their companies, their lives, and the world.
Of Lolly’s many awards and accolades, Lolly was designated a Top-50 Leadership
and Management Expert by Inc. magazine. Huffington Post honored Lolly with
the title of The Most Inspiring Woman in the World. Her writing has appeared in HBR,
Inc.com, Fast Company (Ask The Expert), Huffington Post, and Psychology Today, and others.
Her newest book, The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness has become a national bestseller.