I had a spirited discussion with a coaching peer and academic recently around just how good leaders should aim to be as coaches. It came as quite a surprise to both of us just how different our positions on the issue were.
My colleague’s view was that leaders should aim to be every bit as skilled at coaching as professional executive coaches. After all, coaching is a core leadership competency today, so why should leaders not aim to be exceptional coaches?
I agree that the best leaders are very effective coaches.…Continue Reading