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    The Gestalt Cycle of the Experience (COE): A Coaching Model For Change

    Coaching is a significant investment in an individual leader. In Nebo’s nearly two decades of delivering coaching solutions in organizations, we know that effective sponsors – or supervisors – can greatly influence the outcomes of coaching, thus maximizing the organization’s return on investment. 

    How to Be an Effective Sponsor of Coaching

    Coaching is a significant investment in an individual leader. In Nebo’s nearly two decades of delivering coaching solutions in organizations, we know that effective sponsors – or supervisors – can greatly influence the outcomes of coaching, thus maximizing the organization’s return on investment. 

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    Taking a Stand vs. Taking a Stance

    Humanitarian Lynne Twist introduced me to a key distinction long ago between taking a position and taking a stand: One calls up opposition, the other a brave, bold commitment to act with purpose. 

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    Conversations About Race: Start From Within

    The conversation started innocuously. Then my friend blurted out a statement that I could tell she regretted. Maybe there was even surprise that she thought it. If that conversation happened now, here is what I would have done.

    Is NOW the Right Time for Leadership Coaching?

    In the past two weeks, leaders everywhere are in search of answers – or at least economic and health crisis forecasts that can provide the basis for emergency and near-term strategy development. When the going gets tough, leaders benefit from coaching.  While it can be hard to make the decision to spend at a time like this, here are five reasons why leadership coaching might be the best investment you make this year.

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    Five Strategies for Leading a Virtual Team

    The emergence of virtual teams means that more and more leaders are finding themselves leading in ways they aren’t used to. Virtual teams have many advantages and also present unique challenges for leaders. Below are five strategies for effectively leading a virtual team.

    Follow the (new) leader

    The time has come to listen and learn from the next generation of leaders, and allow their ideas and commitment to the future guide us.

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    Backbone and Heart: The Dance of Coaching

    As coach and author Mary Beth O’Neill describes in her book, Executive Coaching with Backbone and Heart: A Systems Approach to Engaging Leaders with Their Challenges, a coaching engagement “is a continual dance of balancing backbone and heart,” requiring coaches to speak not only with kindness, but also truthfully and courageously.