Category: Executive Coaching

What’s the Difference Between a Business Coach and an Executive Coach… and Which Do I Need?

The difference between business coaching and executive coaching.

Business Coaching vs. Executive Coaching When considering Executive or Business Coaching, you may find you need one, the other, or both. There are some similarities and vast differences. Regardless of type, the Coach is not there to provide answers or solutions. With coaching, the premise is that the leadership team or person being coached already…

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Are You a Growth-Oriented or Execution-Oriented CEO?

One question you may want to ask yourself is, “What kind of CEO am I?” My observation over the years is that most CEOs fall into two categories. The first category consists of those that are very growth-oriented, focusing mainly on sales and marketing activities. They find money everywhere. Remember my “Revenue is vanity, profit…

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How Does Impatience Affect Leadership?

Every leader has a behavioral style that defines how they are seen by others. No matter what that behavioral make-up is, you will find that it has positive and negative traits. Some of those negative traits can have a significant impact on one’s ability to lead others. One trait I have found prevalent among people…

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Why Purpose Matters?

The day you start your business, you should place “Purpose” at its forefront. This is a critical issue that fails to get enough attention. Many business owners that are asked, “What is the purpose of your business?” will answer “to make money” (or something similar). You might be thinking, “Isn’t that the purpose of being…

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Executive Coach Helps You Write Your Story

Do you ever wonder what an executive coach does? I get this question all the time. A coach’s job is to help you write your story. What do I mean by this? Whether you want to improve your business, career, or personal circumstances, the coach’s role is to provide a forum and process to help…

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How Do You Measure The Success of A Meeting?

How do you know whether or not your meeting was successful? Do you measure the success of a meeting by the fact that it started or ended on time or by the fact that you completed its agenda? Many times you can cover your agenda and fulfill the time constraints and yet accomplish nothing. Often…

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Are You Failing the Internal Customer: “The Employee?”

If you ask most CEOs what makes their business different from their competition, the most common answer received is “service.” This makes particular sense in South Florida, where the majority of industry is comprised of hospitality, healthcare, and other businesses whose end product is service. I look at these organizations and wonder if they are…

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Do Your Team Members Trust You?

Do you believe your entire team trusts you? How do you know? If you could increase their trust level would it increase performance? If you pay attention, you will notice that you expect everyone to trust you all the time while you give only varying degrees of trust to everyone else. Interestingly, your team operates…

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10 Ways Leaders Destroy Employee Motivation

If you are honest, you are probably thinking right now about how to motivate some or many of your employees. Maybe you’ve tried the common quick fixes such as motivational speakers, group outings, training, team-building exercises, changing compensation programs, adjusting organization structure, adjusting the office space, and other such low-impact maneuvers. You may see some…

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Is Your Business Ready for the Challenges of 2015?

Do you have plan to grow or a wish to grow in 2015? Too often, it is the latter for most businesses! The reason is that the leadership has failed to properly think through what is possible, what is required, and how they will overcome the obstacles. In business you must grow or your company…

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