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Understanding the Imposter Syndrome

How is it that so many seemingly successful leaders privately suffer from imposter syndrome? A term coined by clinical psychologists Pauline Clance and Suzanne Imes in 1978. How imposter syndrome shows up Imposter syndrome shows up in sometimes subtle or debilitating ways: Fear of being found out you are not what others believe Discount your…

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Matching Coaches for the Right Fit

Learning is defined as a change in behaviour. You haven’t learned a thing until you take action and use it. Don Shula and Ken Blanchard Selecting coaches is not always easy. Organisations are becoming savvier consumers of coaching which means managing the selection of external coaches to ensure those relationships are as productive as possible.…

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The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated. William James In the light of many organisations doing away with annual appraisals and performance reviews, managers clearly benefit by developing coaching skills, but what about feedback? Managers and leaders are increasingly replacing performance appraisals and performance management with a more strengths based…

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