The biological functioning of the brain notices 200 possibilities of difference, which results in a strong tendency to classify others as “them”. Luckily, we can over-ride these impulses with conscious choices.
Developing and aligning around competencies and expectations can help organizations provide leaders with information about norms, culture and values. Skilled coaches and psychologists use assessments to understand the personality characteristics that underlie those competencies.
The work I do with leaders fits that sweet spot where my values, my talents and the needs of the world overlap. I get to see growth and transformation in others that lead from their true self, and that inspires me.
At The Bailey Group, we recognize the importance of scientifically, not just intuitively, understanding human beings. We use tools that more accurately and predictably help us understand human beings, and it is precisely this knowledge that we bring to coaching.
As CEO or another C-Suite leader, it is no surprise that you don’t hear everything that is going on in your organization. However, you might also be missing critical intelligence that could limit the impact of your leadership.
Exceptional leaders know what makes good teams. They are purposeful in selecting team members who can accomplish what needs doing and can interact with others skillfully.