When it comes to a long term, toxic performer, don’t let your discomfort or fear delay the inevitable. Take the appropriate action, and good things will come to you and everyone in the organization.
To do a good job coaching and developing the individuals on your team, senior leaders need both the drive and the right personality strengths. If either the motivation or the ability is missing, an executive coach can make a great partner.
We may all prefer to ignore something and hope it goes away. But in work situations, indirect communication, or altogether avoidance of an issue can have negative, long-term impact on relationships and results.
What I do as a coach sounds relatively simple, but it is not. It has the potential to be so powerful that it could be considered a life-changing experience. Leadership coaching provides new outlooks, new possibilities and new successes to those who are brave enough to engage in it.
Research tells us that critical reasoning is the single most important correlate to job performance. The good news is that critical reasoning abilities can be measured and evaluated when hiring for a leadership position.
Job descriptions tend to have great information about primary responsibilities and the credentials required to fill the role. But, clearly defining the specific competencies and characteristics in ways that truly define what is needed in a candidate can significantly increase the likelihood of making a successful hire.