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Executive Coaching Resources

Coaching advice from Ed Robinson of Capacity Building Solutions and Vistage International. All articles and ideas are written by Ed Robinson.

20 Questions To Ensure a Good Executive Coach Decision

There are many people out there who claim to be a business or executive coach, but sadly there are no real requirements to ensure they are qualified to do the job.  Basically anyone can offer coaching services with minimal training and limited business leadership experience.  To ensure your coaching decision is a good, here are

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Top Ten Reasons for Hiring an Executive Coach

Executive coaching is a powerful tool that can help you achieve your goals and improve your performance as a leader. An executive coach works with you one-on-one to provide you with guidance, support, and feedback to help you become a more effective leader. In this blog, we will discuss the top 10 reasons when you

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Costs and Benefits of Executive Coaching

Executive coaching is a powerful tool that can help leaders and executives develop their skills, overcome challenges, and achieve their goals. However, like any investment, there are costs associated with coaching. In this blog post, we’ll explore the costs of executive coaching and the expected return on investment. Costs of Executive Coaching The cost of

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    Favorite Articles

  • 6 ‘Must Haves’ That Determine If You Are Coachable

    In an age where having an executive coach is increasingly as important and popular in terms of upward acceleration as having a college degree, this is a very smart and self-aware question to ask. The truth was this client was coachable. However, in the weeks after starting coaching, she fell into a trap. Coaching became more of […]

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  • Reflection: How A Leader Uses Words

    Words, in short, form the language we use to communicate who we are, how we do things, and why we are here. Few things are as powerful and as wise.

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  • 5 Ways to Get the Most out of a Mentor–Protégé Relationship

    Mentorship can be an enormously valuable experience for aspiring and established business leaders alike. Working with a supportive, more experienced colleague can help you develop into the best version of yourself. And guiding a colleague toward their full potential can help you hone your coaching skills while shaping the next generation of leaders.

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    Helpful Websites

  • MindTools

    For over 25 years, Mind Tools has been helping people enjoy happy, successful careers with a one-stop learning hub: the Mind Tools Club. Our goals have stood unwavering for a quarter-century: build a dedicated subscription channel to replace multiple searches across countless resources, and deliver a complete toolkit of resources for professional and personal development.

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  • VISTAGE International

    online presence of the worldÕs foremost chief executive leadership organization

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  • You”re The Boss Blog – NY Times

    Blogging done by CEOs on various topics

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    Reading Excerpts

  • Reflections on Life and Leading Book Excerpts – Part 1

      Your Life: I have always thought that the whole concept of work life balance is a bit of an illusion. It is difficult for me to imagine someone who has a life that is always completely in balance. Things don’t always work out this way. It’s like the idea of a fifty-fifty partnership or […]

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  • On Leadership and Business Book Excerpts Sections 1-2 by Ed Robinson

      “Be not afraid of greatness; some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.” —William Shakespeare   Part One: Leadership Traits There is no such thing as passive leadership. Leaders lead! It really is that simple. Instead of shying away from a challenge, leaders embrace it. When others are […]

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  • How To Lead by David M. Rubenstein

      Introduction: “Why should anyone really want to be a leader?… First, a leader can create the type of change or results that will improve the lives of others. Second, a leader can motivate others to become leaders, and in turn, improve other’s lives. And third, a leader can feel a sense of accomplishment and […]

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