5 Benefits of Executive Coaching for You and Your Organization

Executive coaching has become more popular in recent years for one reason- CEOS, leaders, entrepreneurs and managers have found that it works. What used to have somewhat of a stigma is now a $1.5 billion industry, and leaders are embracing it as an effective way to grow and cultivate a thriving workforce. Here are 5 major benefits of executive coaching for you and your organization.

Overcoming Overwhelm in a Fast-Paced World

At the end of the day, life will always be busy: The demands of the modern world are becoming more intense as technology continues to evolve and we are becoming accustomed to a more and more fast paced lifestyle. However, by becoming aware of your own workaholic tendencies and incorporating small practices that slow you down and bring you back to your center, you can learn how to deal with “overwhelm”mode in a healthy way, and will maybe even find that you can accomplish more in the process.

Best Practices for Coaching Employees

As a leader, you are responsible for developing your employees, and, in most cases, this is accomplished through coaching. Here are a few best practices for leading a coaching session using the BE Success Survey.

Level up your Customer Service Reps by looking for these 3 Behaviors

Providing exceptional customer service starts with finding and hiring the right employees for your team. While you’re probably not ever going to find an absolutely perfect employee, some people possess innate behavioral traits that make them more naturally suited for the role. Look for these 3 behavioral traits to level up your customer service reps.

3 Questions to Ask Yourself to Practice Empathy

We are all human. We all get upset and we all want someone who cares and wants to help when we are in pain. However, nobody likes to watch someone they care about suffer. Often it’s uncomfortable for us, we don’t know what to say to console that person, and we sometimes end up stepping away in order to protect our own well being. Found out how you can become more empathetic in this post.

The Self-Awareness Disconnect in Leaders (and what you can do about it)

The strengths and growth areas of all organizations start at the top, with the executive team. Deeply understanding your strengths and growth areas as a leader, and as a human being in general, is vitally important because they directly relate to the wellbeing of your employees and the organization, and this process of understanding begins with heightened self-awareness. However, recent data shows a drastic disconnect between self-perception and peer-perception.

6 Behavioral Scales of a Successful CEO

What makes a successful CEO? Though there is much debate on this topic, and inevitably amazing anomalies, we have determined that most successful CEO’s often share these same 6 behavioral traits when looking at their results on our behavioral assessment.

4 Behavioral Scales to Look for in a Manager

We have found that these four behavioral scales are essential for anyone in a leadership position in any company. Of course, every company is unique and you must also consider your company culture when looking for the right manager, but looking at these scales is a great start!

The Importance of Support as a Leader

Through our work with many CEO’s, we’ve found that one of the essential behavioral traits of a mindful, effective leader is Support. When you lead with support, you foster loyalty and high morale, and in return, you’ll be rewarded with high productivity and happy people.

Learning How to Relax

How many times have we been told to relax? The typical result of such a question is becoming more uptight or even angry. Learn how to identify tension and start to relax in this post.