Posts Tagged: leadership coaching

Think You’re Talented? Who Knows Best?

Monday, February 22nd, 2016 | By: Mike Donahue

Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries is the executive coach I admire most. He’s a highly successful executive coach and a really smart guy. In addition to having an MBA and DBA from Harvard, he’s a certified psychoanalyst and the Distinguished Clinical Professor of Leadership Development and Organizational Change at INSEAD, the international business school in Fontainebleau, France. He’s also founder of INSEAD’s Global Leadership Centre. One of his interests…

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A Leadership Guru Talks About the Value of Peer Group Coaching

Monday, February 8th, 2016 | By: Mike Donahue

“A Japanese Zen master during the Meiji era received a visitor who came to inquire about Zen. The Zen master served his guest tea. He poured his visitor’s cup full, but then kept on pouring. His visitor watched the overflow with alarm until he could no longer control himself. “The cup is overfull. No more can go in it!” he cried out. “Like this cup,” the Zen master replied, “you…

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Don’t Be One of These Guys

Monday, November 23rd, 2015 | By: Mike Donahue

I was in Chicago last weekend for a reunion with four dear friends I worked with decades ago. I can’t remember the last time the five of us were together, but as soon as we sat down for dinner, the years melted away. We retold dozens of old stories and laughed until our faces hurt. Naturally, we dished about old times and old colleagues and in those conversations, I found…

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