Posts Tagged: Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries

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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