One of the key parts of the coaching is recognising the difference between managing and leading a team. Is a good manager automatically a good leader?
When we think about leaders, it’s tempting to group them into two categories – good or bad. Maybe there was a former manager who made you feel like you weren’t good enough. But maybe there was also a former boss who valued your strengths and helped you to reach your personal goals. We talk about leaders and leadership every day in the business world.
When an email inviting me to deliver a session for the annual Student Leaders Conference at the University of Liverpool arrived in my inbox my automatic response was “yes”.
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I was in my mid-20s, working for a large Financial Services company in Liverpool and had recently taken over a really challenging team from another manager who had been “let go”. It was one of those great career development opportunities – although I did wonder if perhaps, they had just not been able to find anyone else! I remember going home one Friday evening after surviving my first week as a new manager thinking about how I had no idea what I was doing – and that I needed to read a “How To Be A Manager” book.
Investing in coaching could mitigate the risk of a diminished talent pool after Brexit, says Denise Chilton. Research from the CIPD has found that Brexit will make it harder to recruit qualified talent. 72% of HR professionals expect the competition for talent to escalate and 61% predict further difficulty recruiting senior and skilled employees. Executive Coach Denise Chilton…