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.

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.

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!

How to Manage Highly Creative Employees

Allowing the creative juices to flow within guidelines, deadlines and the demands of modern business is a constant test for the skilled manager when dealing with “creative types.” However, if you know how to nurture their creativity to help them grow, your company will reap many benefits. Here are some tips to encourage that growth.

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.

The Power of Kindness

Can you remember the last time someone went out of their way to be kind to you? Learn about the many benefits of kindness for your well-being and it’s power to change the world, one small act at a time.

How to Manage your Emotions

Emotions are a part of us and we all have them. Learn how to manage your emotions and treat them with gentleness in this post.