Helanie Scott

October 24, 2011

Helping workers become more valuable and productive relies on Leadership Coaching

Coaching in the news from India. In an interesting article from Fast Company, Phaneesh Murthy, CEO of iGate Patni, a top-10 Indian outsourcing company, where Murthy oversees 26,000 employees he states; “We’ve developed much stronger training programs in-house” What do engineers experience through their developmental cycle? Murphy says; “Four months of training in engineering fundamentals, and then for eight months the new hires are paired with a senior person for mentoring.” This commitment to ongoing education is something U.S. companies […]
October 10, 2011

Find your Voice and Coach your team to use theirs

Extraordinary leadership is about creating a climate where the truth is told, brutal facts are confronted, pink elephants are discussed, solutions are debated, commitments are made and kept, and unified teams stand behind decisions. To be an extraordinary Leader-as-coach is about creating a climate where everyone has a voice. You use your voice deliberately and with great humility and you encourage everyone to use their voice.
September 30, 2011

The Leadership Solution

Bring it Up! Leadership must have courage and humility to address the Real issues and Real facts. Talk it Up! Leadership must use candor and engage in lively debate. Wrap it Up! Leadership must achieve clarity, resolution, ownership and a clear path to action. Follow it Up! Leadership must create a sense of progress, accomplishment and drive accountability to action improved outcomes. CoachQuest will guide you to provide the kind of feedback that makes a difference. [el52b35d3687258]
September 27, 2011

Leadership is Un-REAL

Does Leadership provide safe passage? Do you use your voice and inspire others to find theirs? 90% of employees… agree that they do not receive honest performance reviews with meaningful and grounded feedback. 85% of employees… told by their bosses to improve had no idea what to do in order to improve. 2 out of 5 managers… reported that even when they did provide clear feedback and coaching, employees didn’t change. Source: Vital Smarts Why these poor statistics? Because Leaders… […]