Being Seen To Lead

Date:January 2017

Leaders are only considered to be leaders if others want to follow them. Leadership is first and foremost based upon trust. Trust is being seen to do the things you say you will do. (Flores) To be seen as authentic requires you to meet with people on their territory and have conversation . . . Read more on practical coaching you can apply as a manager.

Manager As Coach

Date:December 2016

The people that report to you want to be doing something meaningful, and your role as a manager is to enable them to do so.

A meaningful role is not one where people simply do as they are told and cop all the 'proverbial' when something goes wrong. A meaningful role is also one where people are engaged in the process, rather than simply following the process.

Even within those remaining hierarchial systems, such as hospitals, it is possible for managers to adopt a coaching process that will get the best out of their people. Read more on practical coaching you can apply as a manager.